6. P450 Electron Transfer Reactions

  1. Astrid Sigel3,
  2. Helmut Sigel3 and
  3. Roland K. O. Sigel4
  1. Andrew K. Udit1,
  2. Stephen M. Contakes2 and
  3. Harry B. Gray2

Published Online: 11 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470028155.ch6

The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3

The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3

How to Cite

Udit, A. K., Contakes, S. M. and Gray, H. B. (2007) P450 Electron Transfer Reactions, in The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3 (eds A. Sigel, H. Sigel and R. K. O. Sigel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470028155.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

  2. 4

    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041, USA

  2. 2

    The Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016725

Online ISBN: 9780470028155



  • electron tunneling wires;
  • catalytic cycles;
  • P450 electron transfer reactions;
  • active-site water molecules in P450 mechanisms;
  • wire-mediated P450 oxidation;
  • P450 ET fundamentals and catalytic systems;
  • designing enzyme-selective molecules


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Catalytic Cycles

  • Electron Tunneling Wires

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References