Ligand N2

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Basic Ligand Information

Molecular Structure
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Molecular Formula
BRENDA Name
InChIKey
N2
N2
IJGRMHOSHXDMSA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Synonyms:
nitrogen


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Roles as Enzyme Ligand

In Vivo Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (13 results)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
12 reduced ferredoxin + 12 H+ + N2 + 40 ATP + 40 H2O = 12 oxidized ferredoxin + 3 H2 + 2 NH3 + 40 ADP + 40 phosphate
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nitrogen + H2O + acceptor = nitrous oxide + reduced acceptor
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In Vivo Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (6 results)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
hydrazine + ferricytochrome c = N2 + ferrocytochrome c
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Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (18 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
12 reduced ferredoxin + 12 H+ + N2 + 40 ATP + 40 H2O = 12 oxidized ferredoxin + 3 H2 + 2 NH3 + 40 ADP + 40 phosphate
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nitrogen + H2O + acceptor = nitrous oxide + reduced acceptor
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Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (26 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE

Activator in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (3 results)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
79% increase of activity
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increase in phaZ transcription can be detected when the cells are cultured under polyhydroxyalkanoate production conditions in the presence of octanoate and a limited content of nitrogen
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increases the growth rate of the cells and the enzyme activity
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Inhibitor in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (14 results)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
complete inhibition by exclusion of oxygen
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N2 atmosphere causes 28% inhibition
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the effect of nitrogen can be reversed by exposing the enzyme to air
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nitrogen atmosphere
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complete inhibition
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complete inhibition of enzyme in anaerobic N2-atmosphere, reversible
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3D Structure of Enzyme-Ligand-Complex (PDB) (6 results)

Enzyme Kinetic Parameters

KM Value (2 results)

EC NUMBER
KM VALUE [MM]
KM VALUE MAXIMUM [MM]
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE

References & Links

Links to other databases for N2

ChEBI
PubChem
ChEBI
PubChem