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Solution Structures Of Proteins Containing Paramagnetic Metal Ions

  • Ivano Bertini
  • Antonio Rosato
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASHT, volume 41)

Abstract

Metal ions containing unpaired electrons (i.e. paramagnetic) are rather common in biological systems. In particular, electron transfer metalloproteins must have at least one redox state with unpaired electrons. The quantum-mechanical treatment of these systems is cumbersome and the results are uncertain [1,2], although the density functional approach has provided some interesting data [3].

Keywords

Nuclear Relaxation Clostridium Pasteurianum Density Functional Approach Pseudocontact Shift Contact Shift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivano Bertini
    • 1
  • Antonio Rosato
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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