Q-band ENDOR spectra of the Rieske protein from Rhodobactor capsulatus ubiquinol-cytochrome c oxidoreductase show two histidines coordinated to the [2Fe-2S] cluster.
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Electron nuclear double resonance (ENDOR) experiments were performed on 14N (natural abundance) and 15N-enriched iron-sulfur Rieske protein in the ubiquinol-cytochrome c2 oxidoreductase from Rhodobactor capsulatus. The experiments proved that two distinct nitrogenous ligands, histidines, are undoubtedly ligated to the Rieske [2Fe-2S] center. The calculations of hyperfine tensors give values similar but not identical to those of the Rieske-type cluster in phthalate dioxygenase of Pseudomonas cepacia and suggest a slightly different geometry of the iron-sulfur cluster in the two proteins.
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Gurbiel, R. J., Ohnishi, T., Robertson, D. E., Daldal, F., & Hoffman, B. M.
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Gurbiel, RJ||Ohnishi, T||Robertson, DE||Daldal, F||Hoffman, BM