Enzymatic Free Radical Reactions
Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
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Booker, S. J. 2005. Enzymatic Free Radical Reactions. eLS. .
- Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
Nature has evolved an array of cofactors to aid in the initiation of enzymatic reactions that take place via mechanisms involving unpaired electrons centred on carbon atoms. A unifying theme among many of these cofactors is that they contain metal atoms that participate intimately in the radical-generation process.
- ribonucleotide reductase;
- iron–sulfur clusters