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Photoassisted Oxidation of Sulfides Catalyzed by Artificial Metalloenzymes Using Water as an Oxygen Source

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Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d’Orsay UMR 8182 CNRS, Bâtiment 420, Université Paris Sud, Université Paris Saclay, F-91405 Orsay CEDEX, France
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Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)-Institut Armand-Frappier, Université du Québec, 531 Boulevard des Prairies, Laval, QC H7V 1B7, Canada
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Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Dominique Mandon.
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Catalysts 2016, 6(12), 202; https://doi.org/10.3390/catal6120202
Received: 19 October 2016 / Revised: 24 November 2016 / Accepted: 6 December 2016 / Published: 12 December 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Asymmetric and Selective Biocatalysis)
The Mn(TpCPP)-Xln10A artificial metalloenzyme, obtained by non-covalent insertion of Mn(III)-meso-tetrakis(p-carboxyphenyl)porphyrin [Mn(TpCPP), 1-Mn] into xylanase 10A from Streptomyces lividans (Xln10A) as a host protein, was found able to catalyze the selective photo-induced oxidation of organic substrates in the presence of [RuII(bpy)3]2+ as a photosensitizer and [CoIII(NH3)5Cl]2+ as a sacrificial electron acceptor, using water as oxygen atom source. View Full-Text
Keywords: artificial metalloenzyme; manganese porphyrin; light induced oxidation artificial metalloenzyme; manganese porphyrin; light induced oxidation
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Herrero, C.; Nguyen-Thi, N.; Hammerer, F.; Banse, F.; Gagné, D.; Doucet, N.; Mahy, J.-P.; Ricoux, R. Photoassisted Oxidation of Sulfides Catalyzed by Artificial Metalloenzymes Using Water as an Oxygen Source. Catalysts 2016, 6, 202.

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