Recent Developments in Flavin-based Catalysis

Authors

  • Dr. Gonzalo de Gonzalo,

    1. Departamento de Química Orgánica e Inorgánica, Instituto Universitario de Biotecnología de Asturias, Universidad de Oviedo c/Julián Clavería 8, 33006, Oviedo (Spain)
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  • Prof. Marco W. Fraaije

    Corresponding author
    1. Molecular Enzymology group Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-363 4165
    • Molecular Enzymology group Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG Groningen (The Netherlands), Fax: (+31) 50-363 4165
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Abstract

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What to do with vitamin B2: Flavins are ubiquitous cofactors for enzymes and have been explored extensively as organocatalysts. Recent developments in the synthesis and use of flavin derivatives are discussed in this Minireview.

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