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By Philip A. Butler, Bernhard Kräutler (auth.), Gérard Simonneaux (eds.)

ISBN-10: 354033047X

ISBN-13: 9783540330479

Bioorganometallic Chemistry has turn into a mature region of technology and is comprehensively lined through major specialists during this booklet. clearly occuring bioorganometallic complexes, resembling diet B12 and lately came across iron and nickel hydrogenases, together with a potential position of the latter within the geochemical thought of the starting place of existence, are thought of. the prospective formation of carbene complexes of cytochrome P450 enzymes in numerous metabolisms of xenobiotics can be mentioned. The bioorganometallic chemistry is taken into account to supply not just organometallic receptors corresponding to polynuclear organometallic macrocycles for biologically attention-grabbing molecules but in addition ferrocene-peptide bioconjugates giving a peptidomimetic foundation for protein folding. The medicinal homes of organometallic compounds are reviewed, with remarkable purposes within the therapy and prognosis of melanoma and within the remedy of viral, fungal, bacterial and parasitic infections. accordingly the reader gets a balanced view of this speedily constructing and promising area.

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Other basic modes of formation/cleavage of Co – C bonds in alkyl Co(III)corrins involve nucleophilic alkylating agents and the electrophilic properties of the Co(III)-corrins [115–118]. Coordination of the DMB-nucleotide modifies the reactivity of the metal center by enhancing the ease of abstraction of the cobalt-bound alkyl group, in both a kinetic and thermodynamic sense [75, 138]. The Co – C bond of alkyl-Co(III)-corrins is rather inert against proteolytic cleavage under physiological conditions.

Fluorescent derivatives of cobalamin (CobalaFluors) have been prepared by linking fluorophores to cobalamin through a propylamide spacer. Fluorescein, naphthofluorescein, and Oregon Green derivatives have been prepared by the reaction of the fluorophore NHS-esters with organometallic β-(3-aminopropyl)cobalamin (54).

For the particular case of AdoCbl (2) it was found that the contribution of nucleotide coordination to the ease of homolytic cleavage was relatively small. 7 kcal/mol [75, 86]. A. Butler · B. Kräutler Fig. 10 The “radical trap” cob(II)alamin (23) rapidly combines with radicals on the “upper” β-face tion of the nucleotide in methylcobalamin (3) was determined to even slightly increase the homolytic Co – CH3 BDE of 3, after studies of the methyl group transfer equilibrium between methylcobalamin (3)/cob(II)inamide (42) and methylcobinamide (45)/cob(II)alamin (23) [86].

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