Biotechnology - Nitrogen Fixation and Photosynthesis - Discussion

Discussion :: Nitrogen Fixation and Photosynthesis - Section 1 (Q.No.5)


During nitrogen fixation the enzyme nitrogenase catalyse the reaction. The reaction is high energy demanding which require approximately

[A]. 12 ATP
[B]. 18 ATP
[C]. 25 ATP
[D]. 7 ATP

Answer: Option B


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Saumya said: (May 5, 2017)  
It should be 12 ATP.

Monika said: (Jul 21, 2019)  
How it needs 18 molecules, one N2 needs 8 ATP molecule to breakdown then how come it needs 18 ATP?

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