Optional Problems _2 Supplement

Optional Problems _2 Supplement - A nitrogenase is a...

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Professor: Chris Chang Optional Problems GSIs: Julian Bigi, Sheel Dodani Chemistry 103 Optional Problems #2 Supplement 2. Ammonia is an important component of fertilizer, made by the Haber-Bosch process (N2 + 6e- + 6H+ 2NH3). Nitrogenases carry out this process in nature.
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Unformatted text preview: A nitrogenase is a metalloenzyme made up of an iron (Fe) protein and a molybdenum-iron (Mo-Fe) protein that uses ATP to convert N 2 into NH 3 . Draw the valence bond diagram and the molecular orbital diagram for NH 3 ....
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2010 for the course CHEM 103 taught by Professor Chang during the Fall '08 term at Berkeley.

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