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Chapter 6

Beyond Tunnelling Corrections: Full Tunnelling Models for Enzymatic C–H Activation Reactions

The biological utilisation of energy from carbon-based metabolites is intimately linked to the enzymatic activation of C–H bonds, via proton, hydride and hydrogen-atom transfer mechanisms. An example of each type of reaction is shown in Scheme 6.1, with proton and hydride abstraction being found com...
Print publication date: 27 Mar 2009
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-122-0
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-997-5
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From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences