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Protein

Nitrogenase iron protein

Gene

nifH

Organism
Pectobacterium atrosepticum (strain SCRI 1043 / ATCC BAA-672) (Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: -Protein inferred from homologyi

Functioni

The key enzymatic reactions in nitrogen fixation are catalyzed by the nitrogenase complex, which has 2 components: the iron protein and the molybdenum-iron protein.UniRule annotation

Catalytic activityi

8 reduced ferredoxin + 8 H+ + N2 + 16 ATP + 16 H2O = 8 oxidized ferredoxin + H2 + 2 NH3 + 16 ADP + 16 phosphate.UniRule annotation

Cofactori

[4Fe-4S] clusterUniRule annotationNote: Binds 1 [4Fe-4S] cluster per dimer.UniRule annotation

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Metal bindingi98Iron-sulfur (4Fe-4S); shared with dimeric partnerUniRule annotation1
Metal bindingi133Iron-sulfur (4Fe-4S); shared with dimeric partnerUniRule annotation1

Regions

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Nucleotide bindingi10 – 17ATPUniRule annotation8

GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

Keywordsi

Molecular functionOxidoreductase
Biological processNitrogen fixation
Ligand4Fe-4S, ATP-binding, Iron, Iron-sulfur, Metal-binding, Nucleotide-binding

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Nitrogenase iron proteinUniRule annotation (EC:1.18.6.1UniRule annotation)
Alternative name(s):
Nitrogenase Fe proteinUniRule annotation
Nitrogenase component IIUniRule annotation
Nitrogenase reductaseUniRule annotation
Gene namesi
Name:nifHUniRule annotation
Ordered Locus Names:ECA2956
OrganismiPectobacterium atrosepticum (strain SCRI 1043 / ATCC BAA-672) (Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica)
Taxonomic identifieri218491 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiBacteriaProteobacteriaGammaproteobacteriaEnterobacteralesPectobacteriaceaePectobacterium
Proteomesi
  • UP000007966 Componenti: Chromosome

Subcellular locationi

GO - Cellular componenti

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
ChainiPRO_10002118691 – 293Nitrogenase iron proteinAdd BLAST293

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Modified residuei101ADP-ribosylarginine; by dinitrogenase reductase ADP-ribosyltransferaseUniRule annotation1

Post-translational modificationi

The reversible ADP-ribosylation of Arg-101 inactivates the nitrogenase reductase and regulates nitrogenase activity.UniRule annotation

Keywords - PTMi

ADP-ribosylation

Interactioni

Subunit structurei

Homodimer.UniRule annotation

Protein-protein interaction databases

STRINGi218491.ECA2956

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliQ6D2Y8
SMRiQ6D2Y8
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the NifH/BchL/ChlL family.UniRule annotation

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiENOG4105DSM Bacteria
COG1348 LUCA
HOGENOMiHOG000228826
KOiK02588
OMAiPGDIVCG
OrthoDBiPOG091H0230

Family and domain databases

CDDicd02040 NifH, 1 hit
HAMAPiMF_00533 NifH, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR030655 NifH/chlL_CS
IPR000392 NifH/frxC
IPR005977 Nitrogenase_Fe_NifH
IPR027417 P-loop_NTPase
PANTHERiPTHR42864 PTHR42864, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00142 Fer4_NifH, 1 hit
PIRSFiPIRSF000363 Nitrogenase_iron, 1 hit
SUPFAMiSSF52540 SSF52540, 1 hit
TIGRFAMsiTIGR01287 nifH, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00746 NIFH_FRXC_1, 1 hit
PS00692 NIFH_FRXC_2, 1 hit
PS51026 NIFH_FRXC_3, 1 hit

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

Q6D2Y8-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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        10         20         30         40         50
MAMRQCAIYG KGGIGKSTTT QNLVAALAEM GKKIMIVGCD PKADSTRLIL
60 70 80 90 100
HAKAQNTIME MAAEVGSVED LELEDVLQIG YGNVRCAESG GPEPGVGCAG
110 120 130 140 150
RGVITAINFL EEEGAYVDDL DFVFYDVLGD VVCGGFAMPI RENKAQEIYI
160 170 180 190 200
VCSGEMMAMY AANNICKGIV KYAKTGKVRL GGLICNSRNT DREDELIIAL
210 220 230 240 250
AEKIGTQMIH FVPRDNIVQR AEIRRMTVIE YDPNCSQANE YRQLAQKIVA
260 270 280 290
NTMKVIPVPC TMDELEELLM EFGIMEEEDT TIIGKTAAEE NAA
Length:293
Mass (Da):31,926
Last modified:August 16, 2004 - v1
Checksum:i809A6719A41954E7
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
BX950851 Genomic DNA Translation: CAG75856.1
RefSeqiWP_011094487.1, NC_004547.2

Genome annotation databases

EnsemblBacteriaiCAG75856; CAG75856; ECA2956
KEGGieca:ECA2956

Similar proteinsi

Entry informationi

Entry nameiNIFH_PECAS
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: Q6D2Y8
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: September 22, 2009
Last sequence update: August 16, 2004
Last modified: March 28, 2018
This is version 86 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programProkaryotic Protein Annotation Program

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome, Reference proteome