l-Proline-derived ligands to mimic the ‘2-His-1-carboxylate’ triad of the non-haem iron oxidase active site
Dungan, Victoria J., Wong, Shwo Mun, Barry, Sarah M. and Rutledge, Peter J.. (2012) l-Proline-derived ligands to mimic the ‘2-His-1-carboxylate’ triad of the non-haem iron oxidase active site. Tetrahedron, Vol.68 (No.15). pp. 3231-3236. ISSN 0040-4020Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2012.02.031
Non-haem iron(II) oxidases (NHIOs) catalyse a variety of oxidative transformations in biology. The iron-binding environment of the NHIO active site typically incorporates a ‘2-His-1-carboxylate’ facial triad of amino acid side-chains, a motif that has emerged as a defining feature of the enzyme family. Towards the goal of biomimetic, iron-mediated C–H activation we have synthesized a series of peptidomimetic ligands from l-proline. By coupling l-proline to 2,6-bis(bromomethyl)pyridine, 2-(bromomethyl)-6-((tert-butyldimethylsilyloxy)methyl)pyridine and picolinic acid, we have generated several new ligand architectures designed to complex with iron(II) and mimic the NHIO active site. The resulting iron complexes promote modest levels of alkene dihydroxylation and allylic oxidation using hydrogen peroxide as oxidant.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Tetrahedron|
|Page Range:||pp. 3231-3236|
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