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The Reaction Mechanisms of Zinc Enzymes

Organozinc Compounds (2007)

  1. Gudrun Schürer1,
  2. Timothy Clark1,
  3. Rudi van Eldik2

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0364

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Schürer, G., Clark, T. and van Eldik, R. 2009. The Reaction Mechanisms of Zinc Enzymes. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Computer Chemistry Center, Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute for Inorganic Chemistry, Erlangen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

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Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Structural Aspects
  • 3
    General Reaction Mechanisms
  • 4
    A Number of Enzymes
  • 5
    Acknowledgment

Keywords:

  • zinc enzymes - reaction mechanisms;
  • zinc-finger domain;
  • general reaction mechanisms;
  • zinc redox switch;
  • liver alcohol dehydrogenase (LADH);
  • prenyl transferases in post-translational modification;
  • zinc hydrolase superfamily;
  • dynamic equilibrium and bridging and nonbridging hydroxide structures