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frdB  -  fumarate reductase (anaerobic), Fe-S subunit

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK4149, JW4114
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  • The genes frdA and frdB, which encode the FAD protein (Frd A, Mr 79,000) and the iron-sulfur protein (Frd B, Mr 31,000) of the fumarate reductase complex, were cloned together with a W. succinogenes promoter [3].


  1. Location and nucleotide sequence of frdB, the gene coding for the iron-sulphur protein subunit of the fumarate reductase of Escherichia coli. Cole, S.T., Grundström, T., Jaurin, B., Robinson, J.J., Weiner, J.H. Eur. J. Biochem. (1982) [Pubmed]
  2. The fumarate reductase operon of Wolinella succinogenes. Sequence and expression of the frdA and frdB genes. Lauterbach, F., Körtner, C., Albracht, S.P., Unden, G., Kröger, A. Arch. Microbiol. (1990) [Pubmed]
  3. Cloning and expression of the genes of two fumarate reductase subunits from Wolinella succinogenes. Lauterbach, F., Körtner, C., Tripier, D., Unden, G. Eur. J. Biochem. (1987) [Pubmed]
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