# Write down the steps of conversion of atmospheric nitrogen to ammonia by nitrogenase enzyme?

The atmospheric nitrogen is converted into ammonia by the action of enzyme nitrogenase by the process of nitrogen fixation. The reaction that occurs is as follows:
N2 + 8e + 8H+ 16 ATP $\stackrel{Nitrogenase}{\to }$ 2 NH3 + H2 + 16ADP + 16Pi

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