Consider the following:
1. Iron
2. Molybdenum
3. Magnesium
Which among the above play important role in Biological Nitrogen Fixation?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Iron and Molybdenum play important role in BNF; this is well established. The enzyme used is called nitrogenase. The nitrogenase enzyme has two kinds of proteins viz. Iron Protein, and Iron-Molybdenum protein. Some studies have confirmed role of Mg++ also.

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