1.18.6.1: nitrogenase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about nitrogenase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

8 reduced ferredoxin + 8 H+ +

N2
+ 16 ATP + 16 H2O = 8 oxidized ferredoxin +
H2
+ 2 NH3 + 16 ADP + 16 phosphate

Synonyms

ARA, dinitrogenase, EC 1.18.2.1, Kp2, Mo-nitrogenase, molybdenum nitrogenase, molybdenum-containing nitrogenase, molybdenum-nitrogenase, More, NifDK, NifH2, nitrogenase Fe protein, nitrogenase Fe-protein, nitrogenase FeVco, nitrogenase iron-protein, V-nitrogenase, vanadium nitrogenase, vanadium-nitrogenase

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.18 Acting on iron-sulfur proteins as donors
             1.18.6 With dinitrogen as acceptor
                1.18.6.1 nitrogenase