Metal-Dioxygen Complexes

  • Llyod L. Ingraham
  • Damon L. Meyer
Part of the Biochemistry of the Elements book series (BOTE, volume 4)


There has been considerable interest in metal chelates that will complex with dioxygen. These chelates are of interest to biochemists because they provide a comparison to the biological dioxygen carriers, hemoglobin and hemocyanin, and show what characteristics are crucial to enzymes that combine with dioxygen.


Bond Order Oxygen Carrier Iron Oxygen Dioxygen Molecule Ferrous Perchlorate 
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© 1985 Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Llyod L. Ingraham
    • 1
  • Damon L. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of California, DavisDavisUSA

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