Crystallographic characterization of a fully rotated, basic diiron dithiolate: Model for the Hred state?

Wenguang Wang, Thomas B. Rauchfuss, Curtis E. Moore, Arnold L. Rheingold, Luca Degioia, Giuseppe Zampella

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Abstract

A lucky break: A combination of steric pressure and electron asymmetry has provided the first example of a diiron dithiolate that is both rotated and basic. The present work establishes the feasibility of a hydride free rotated structure for the Hred state of the enzyme (see figure).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15476-15479
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume19
Issue number46
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 11 2013

Keywords

  • active site
  • co-ligands
  • hydrides
  • hydrogenase
  • iron

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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