Chapter 11. O2 Reactivity at Model Copper Systems: Mimicking Tyrosinase Activity

  1. Prof. Bruno Pignataro
  1. Anna Company

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch11

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

How to Cite

Company, A. (2010) O2 Reactivity at Model Copper Systems: Mimicking Tyrosinase Activity, in Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life (ed B. Pignataro), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch11

Editor Information

  1. University of Palermo, Department of Physical Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität Berlin, Institut für Chemie., Sekretariat C2, Straße des 17.Juni 135, D-10623 Berlin (Germany)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325412

Online ISBN: 9783527630516

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Keywords:

  • dinuclear copper proteins;
  • tyrosinase;
  • biomimetic studies;
  • oxygen activation;
  • phenol hydroxylation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Introduction: O2 Activation and Model Systems

  • Copper Proteins Involved in O2 Activation

  • O2 Binding and Activation at Biomimetic Cu Complexes

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References