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Table 3 The role of Fe, Co and Ni in reaction and transformation in anaerobic metabolism [61, 62]

From: The diversity of hydrogen-producing bacteria and methanogens within an in situ coal seam

  Element functions   Element functions   Element functions
Fe Hydrogenase CO-dehydrogenase Methane monooxygenase NO-reductase Superoxide dismutase Nitrite and Nitrate reductase Nitrogenase Ni CO-dehydrogenase Acetyl-CoA synthase Methyl-CoM reductase (F430) Urease Stabilize DNA, RNA Hydrogenase Co B12-enzymes CO-dehydrogenase Methyltransferase