Contains [2Fe-2S] iron-sulfur centres, FAD and molybdenum. It also has a catalytically essential, labile selenium that can be removed by reaction with cyanide. In Bacillus niacini, this enzyme is required for growth on nicotinic acid.
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Nagel, M. and Andreesen, J.R. Purification and characterization of the molybdoenzymes nicotinate dehydrogenase and 6-hydroxynicotinate dehydrogenase from Bacillus niacini. Arch. Microbiol.154 (1990) 605–613.