Fumarate reductase is the enzyme that converts fumarate to succinate, it is important in microbial metabolism as a means for anaerobic respiration.
Succinate + acceptor <=> fumarate + reduced acceptor
- ↑ Iverson TM, Luna-Chavez C, Cecchini G, Rees DC (1999). "Structure of the Escherichia coli fumarate reductase respiratory complex". Science. 284 (5422): 1961–6. PMID 10373108.