Efficient Oxidation of Methane to Methanol by Dioxygen Mediated by Tricopper Clusters

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  • Prof. Dr. Sunney I. Chan,

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    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
    • Sunney I. Chan, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)===

      Steve S.-F. Yu, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)===

      Michael K. Chan, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (USA)===

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  • Yu-Jhang Lu,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Dr. Penumaka Nagababu,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Dr. Suman Maji,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Mu-Cheng Hung,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Marianne M. Lee,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (USA)
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  • Prof. Dr. I-Jui Hsu,

    1. Department of Molecular Science and Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei 10608 (Taiwan)
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  • Pham Dinh Minh,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Jeff C.-H. Lai,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Kok Yoah Ng,

    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
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  • Sridevi Ramalingam,

    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (USA)
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  • Prof. Dr. Steve S.-F. Yu,

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    1. Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)
    • Sunney I. Chan, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)===

      Steve S.-F. Yu, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)===

      Michael K. Chan, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (USA)===

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  • Prof. Dr. Michael K. Chan

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    1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (USA)
    • Sunney I. Chan, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)===

      Steve S.-F. Yu, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529 (Taiwan)===

      Michael K. Chan, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (USA)===

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  • This work is supported by funds from Academia Sinica and Ohio State University (OSU), and grants from the National Science Council of the Republic of China (NSC 95-2113M-001-046, 97-2113M-001-027, and 98-2113M-001-026 to S.I.C.; 96-2627M-001-006 and 97-2113M-001-006-MY3 to S.S.F.Y.). S.R. was supported by a summer research fellowship from the National Science Foundation, USA (DBI 0750631). We acknowledge the assistance of Dr. Jyh-Fu Lee and his staff at the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan with the X-ray absorption measurements.

Abstract

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Zwei Trikupfer-Komplexe wurden entwickelt, die die effiziente Oxidation von Methan zu Methanol unter Umgebungsbedingungen vermitteln: ein biomimetischer Trikupfer-Komplex (siehe Bild) und eine von der Methan-Monooxygenase (pMMO) abgeleitete Trikupferpeptid-Spezies.

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