Research report 2017 - Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion
From Haber-Bosch to Fischer-Tropsch: Nature’s Answer to Challenging Chemical Conversions
Max-Planck-Institut für chemische Energiekonversion, Mülheim an der Ruhr
SummaryThe conversion of nitrogen to bioavailable ammonia is a process that is crucial for life on earth. In Nature, the nitrogenase family of enzymes is able to catalyze this conversion under ambient temperatures and pressures. Modifications of the nitrogenase enzyme also allow it to catalyze the reduction of carbon monoxide.