Chapter 2. Probing the Electronic Structure of Fe[BOND]S Clusters: Ubiquitous Electron Transfer Centers in Metalloproteins Using Anion Photoelectron Spectroscopy in the Gas Phase

  1. Julia Laskin PhD3 and
  2. Chava Lifshitz PhD4
  1. Xin Yang1,2,
  2. Xue-Bin Wang1,2,
  3. You-Jun Fu1,2 and
  4. Lai-Sheng Wang1,2,†

Published Online: 6 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047005042X.ch2

Principles of Mass Spectrometry Applied to Biomolecules

Principles of Mass Spectrometry Applied to Biomolecules

How to Cite

Yang, X., Wang, X.-B., Fu, Y.-J. and Wang, L.-S. (2006) Probing the Electronic Structure of Fe[BOND]S Clusters: Ubiquitous Electron Transfer Centers in Metalloproteins Using Anion Photoelectron Spectroscopy in the Gas Phase, in Principles of Mass Spectrometry Applied to Biomolecules (eds J. Laskin and C. Lifshitz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047005042X.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Fundamental Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, P.O. Box 999 K8-88, Richland, WA 99352, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Physical Chemistry and The Farkas Center for Light Induced Processes, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physics, Washington State University, 2710 University Drive, Richland, WA 99352, USA

  2. 2

    W. R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory and Chemical Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, MS K8-88, P.O. Box 999, Richland, WA 99352, USA

  1. To whom correspondence should be addressed. (ls.wang@pnl.gov).

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471721840

Online ISBN: 9780470050422

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Keywords:

  • electronic structure probing of Fe[BOND]S clusters with photoelectron spectroscopy (PES);
  • ESI-TOFMS-PES technique;
  • sequential oxidation of [4Fe[BOND]4S] cubane cluster

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Techniques

  • The Intrinsic Electronic Structure of the Cubane [4Fe[BOND]4S] Cluster

  • Terminal Ligand Influence on the [4Fe[BOND]4S] Cubane Core in Mixed-Ligand Systems

  • Observation of Symmetric Fission of Doubly Charged Cubane Complexes: [Fe4S4L4]2– (L = Cl, Br, SEt)

  • Sequential Oxidation of the [4Fe[BOND]4S] Cubane Cluster: From [4Fe[BOND]4S] to [4Fe[BOND]4S]3+

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References