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  • Pereira, A.S.; Tavares, P.; Moura, I.; Moura, J.J.; Huynh, B.H.
    Mossbauer characterization of the iron-sulfur clusters in Desulfovibrio vulgaris hydrogenase (2001), J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 2771-2782.
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Inhibitors Comment Organism Structure
Desulfovibrio vulgaris
O2 irreversible inactivation Desulfovibrio vulgaris


Metals/Ions Comment Organism Structure
Fe the catalytic site is an H-cluster, containing a [4Fe4S] subcluster and a [2Fe] center Desulfovibrio vulgaris
Fe two ferredoxin type [4Fe4S] clusters, termed F-clusters and a catalytic H-cluster Desulfovibrio vulgaris


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Desulfovibrio vulgaris

Purification (Commentary)

Purification (Comment) Organism
aerobically purified hydrogenase is inactive and requires reductive activation Desulfovibrio vulgaris

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
H2 + electron acceptor
Desulfovibrio vulgaris H+ + reduced electron acceptor