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Bioinspired Catalysis: Metal-Sulfur Complexes

Bioinspired Catalysis: Metal-Sulfur Complexes

Wolfgang Weigand (Editor), Philippe Schollhammer (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-33308-0

Nov 2014

440 pages

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$212.00

Description

This book provides an overview of bioinspired metal-sulfur catalysis by covering structures, activities and model complexes of enzymes exhibiting metal sulphur moieties in their active center.
PART I: PRIMORDIAL METAL-SULFUR MEDIATED REACTIONS
From Chemical Invariance to Genetic Variability
Fe-S Clusters: Biogenesis and Redox, Catalytic and Regulatory Properties

PART II: MODEL COMPLEXES OF THE ACTIVE SITE OF HYDROGENASES -
PROTON AND DIHYDROGEN ACTIVATION
[NiFe] Hydrogenases
[Fe-Fe]Hydrogenases Models: An Overview
The Third Hydrogenase
DFT Investigation of Models Related to the Active Site of Hydrogenases
Mechanistic Aspects of Biological Hydrogen Evolution and Uptake

PART III: NITROGEN FIXATION
Structures and Functions of the Active Site of Nitrogenases
Model Complexes of the Active Site of Nitrogenases: Recent Advances
A Unified Chemical Mechanism for Hydrogenation Reactions Catalysed by Nitrogenase
Binding Substrates to Synthetic Fe-S-Based Clusters and the Possible Relevance to Nitrogenases

PART IV: MISCELLANEOUS: RCN ACTIVATION, DMSO REDUCTION
Sulfur-Oxygenation and Functional Models of Nitrile Hydratase
Molybdenum and Tungsten Oxidoreductase Models

PART V: APPLICATIVE PERSPECITVES
Electrode Materials and Artificial Photosynthetic Systems