The authors are grateful to the NSF of China for financial support of this work.
A Biomimetic Model for the Active Site of Iron-Only Hydrogenases Covalently Bonded to a Porphyrin Photosensitizer†
Article first published online: 3 JAN 2006
Copyright © 2006 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 45, Issue 7, pages 1130–1133, February 6, 2006
How to Cite
Song, L.-C., Tang, M.-Y., Su, F.-H. and Hu, Q.-M. (2006), A Biomimetic Model for the Active Site of Iron-Only Hydrogenases Covalently Bonded to a Porphyrin Photosensitizer. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 45: 1130–1133. doi: 10.1002/anie.200503602
- Issue published online: 30 JAN 2006
- Article first published online: 3 JAN 2006
- Manuscript Received: 12 OCT 2005
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- enzyme models;
Efficient communication: The first porphyrin-photosensitizer-containing biomimetic model for the active site of Fe-only hydrogenases has been synthesized and structurally characterized (see picture). Its fluorescence spectrum reveals that an efficient electronic communication occurs between the porphyrin unit and the covalently linked diiron–azadithiolate moiety.