iron-sulfur protein

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i·ron-sul·fur pro·tein

protein containing one or more iron atoms that are linked to sulfur bridges and/or sulfur of cysteinyl residues; for example, some proteins in the electron transport pathway.
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They briefly trace the history of the research since the late 1950s, highlight the unique chemistry of iron-sulfur clusters, describe techniques important in analyzing them, and review the current understanding of well known iron-sulfur proteins such as nitrogenase and hydrogenase.