The identification of a periplasmic nitrate reductase in Paracoccus denitrificans

Sears, Heather J., Ferguson, Stuart J., Richardson, David J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6847-1832 and Spiro, Stephen (1993) The identification of a periplasmic nitrate reductase in Paracoccus denitrificans. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 113 (1). pp. 107-111. ISSN 0378-1097

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Abstract

A nitrate reductase activity has been identified in periplasmic extracts of Paracoccus denitrificans. The enzyme is relatively insensitive to azide and does not reduce chlorate, features which distinguish it from the well-characterised membrane-associated nitrate reductase. The specific activity of the enzyme was higher in intact cells grown with butyrate rather than succinate as the sole source of carbon.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: We are gratefult o N. Harms who provided PD1222 and V. Price for assistancwe ith translation of \[17\]f rom French. This work was supported by the Sciencea nd EngineeringC ouncil througha researchs tudentshitpo H.J.S., AFRC Grant PG83/554 to D.J.R. and S.S. and SERC Grant GR/H12225 to D.J.R. and S.J.F.
Uncontrolled Keywords: aerobic denitrification,nitrate reductase,paracoccus denitrificans,periplasm,microbiology,molecular biology,genetics ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2400/2404
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Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
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Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2022 17:30
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2022 04:09
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/86152
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.1993.tb06496.x

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