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Recent studies on the biochemistry and chemistry of nitrogenases

  • B. E. Smith

Abstract

In this short review I have assumed that the reader knows the background nitrogenase literature and have concentrated on the advances, over the past two years, in Mo nitrogenase biochemistry and related chemistry making suggestions on the chemical significance of the alternative enzymes. I have left the detail on the V and third nitrogenase systems to others (see R.R. Eady, P. Bishop, this volume).

Keywords

ENDOR Spectrum Phosphonium Salt MoFe Protein MgATP Hydrolysis FeMoco Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. E. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.AFRC IPSR Nitrogen Fixation LaboratoryUniversity of SussexBrightonUK

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