Reaction: H2 + 2 oxidized ferredoxin = 2 reduced ferredoxin + 2 H+
Other name(s): H2 oxidizing hydrogenase; H2 producing hydrogenase [ambiguous]; bidirectional hydrogenase; hydrogen-lyase [ambiguous]; hydrogenase (ferredoxin); hydrogenase I; hydrogenase II; hydrogenlyase [ambiguous]; uptake hydrogenase [ambiguous]
Systematic name: hydrogen:ferredoxin oxidoreductase
Comments: Contains iron-sulfur clusters. The enzymes from some sources contains nickel. Can use molecular hydrogen for the reduction of a variety of substances. Formerly EC 126.96.36.199, EC 188.8.131.52, EC 184.108.40.206, EC 220.127.116.11 and EC 18.104.22.168.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 9027-05-8
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