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Azotobacter vinelandii nifD- and nifE-encoded polypeptides share structural homology.
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PMID:  16593596     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Azotobacter vinelandii nifE gene was isolated and its complete nucleotide sequence was determined. The amino acid sequences deduced from the A. vinelandii nifE and nifD gene sequences were compared and found to share striking primary sequence homology. This homology implies a functional and possibly an evolutionary relationship between these two gene products. The structural homology is discussed with regard to the potential FeMo cofactor binding properties of these polypeptides and the possible role of a nifEN product complex as a surrogate MoFe protein.
Authors:
D R Dean; K E Brigle
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0027-8424     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.     Publication Date:  1985 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-30     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  2010-09-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505876     Medline TA:  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5720-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Battelle-C. F. Kettering Research Laboratory, 150 East South College Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.
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