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Nitrogenase loosens its belt to fix dinitrogen

ContributorsMilton, Ross Deanorcid
Published inNature Catalysis, vol. 5, p. 361-362
Publication date2022-05-25
First online date2022-05-25
Abstract

Nitrogenase reduces dinitrogen at its iron-sulfur core to produce ammonia by a convoluted mechanism. Now, research highlights the importance of sulfur mobility on nitrogenase’s metallocofactor for nitrogen fixation.

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Keywords
  • Nitrogenase
  • Nitrogen fixation
  • Ammonia
  • Biocatalysis
Note"News & Views" article pertaining to: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41929-022-00782-7
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MILTON, Ross Dean. Nitrogenase loosens its belt to fix dinitrogen. In: Nature Catalysis, 2022, vol. 5, p. 361–362. doi: 10.1038/s41929-022-00795-2
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