Exploiting the versatility and selectivity of Mo enzymes with electrochemistry

Bernhardt, Paul V. (2011) Exploiting the versatility and selectivity of Mo enzymes with electrochemistry. Chemical Communications, 47 6: 1663-1673. doi:10.1039/c0cc03681a


Author Bernhardt, Paul V.
Title Exploiting the versatility and selectivity of Mo enzymes with electrochemistry
Journal name Chemical Communications   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1359-7345
1364-548X
Publication date 2011
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1039/c0cc03681a
Volume 47
Issue 6
Start page 1663
End page 1673
Total pages 11
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract This article covers recent advances in the electrochemical study of the mononuclear molybdenum enzymes. Virtually all of these enzymes catalyse a coupled 2-electron, O-atom transfer reaction on a substrate of either organic or inorganic origin. There is a remarkable commonality in structure, function and mechanism of the mononuclear Mo enzymes despite the diversity of their substrates; many that are important to environmental monitoring, food quality control and biomedical science. Mo enzymes routinely oxidise or reduce otherwise inert substrates for which there exist no rapid, simple and reliable analytical methods for their determination and as such represent a potentially rich source of proteins that may be applied in electrochemical biosensors.
Q-Index Code C1
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Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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