The structure of a ferrous heme-nitro species in the binuclear heme a3/CuB center of ba3-cytochrome c oxidase as determined by resonance Raman spectroscopy
Noor, M. R.
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Members of the cytochrome c oxidase family exhibit nitrite reductase activity. In this work, we have characterized a ferrous heme a3-nitro species in ba3-oxidase by resonance Raman spectroscopy. This provides the first evidence for the structure of a nitrite-bound species in the binuclear heme/copper center of cytochrome c oxidases. © 2015 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
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