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  • Boll , M.; Fuchs, G.
    Identification, and characterization of the natural electron donor ferredoxin and of FAD as a possible prosthetic group of benzoyl-CoA reductase (dearomatizing), a key enzyme of anaerobic aromatic metabolism (1998), Eur. J. Biochem., 251, 946-954.
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Cloned (Comment) Organism
cloning and sequencing of ferredoxin Thauera aromatica


Metals/Ions Comment Organism Structure
Iron contains 7.6 mol iron per mol of enzyme Thauera aromatica
Iron contains two [4Fe-4S]clusters Thauera aromatica

Molecular Weight [Da]

Molecular Weight [Da] Molecular Weight Maximum [Da] Comment Organism
additional information
MW of ferredoxin: 9659 Thauera aromatica


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Thauera aromatica

Purification (Commentary)

Purification (Comment) Organism
Thauera aromatica

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
benzoyl-CoA + reduced acceptor + ATP
Thauera aromatica cyclohexa-1,5-diene-1-carbonyl-CoA + acceptor + ADP + phosphate


Cofactor Comment Organism Structure
FAD contains 0.25-0.3 mol FAD per mol of enzyme Thauera aromatica
Ferredoxin contains ferredoxin Thauera aromatica