Controlling carbon monoxide binding at di-iron units related to the iron-only hydrogenase sub-site

Fenfen Xu, Cédric Tard, Xiufeng Wang, Saad Ibrahim, David Hughes, Wei Zhong, Xirui Zeng, Qiuyan Luo, Xiaoming Liu, Christopher Pickett

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Carbon monoxide binding by displacement of a pendant hemi-labile ligand at a di-iron site can be substantially ‘switched-on’ via a ligand protonation pathway which is competitive with metal-metal bond protonation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-608
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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