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Synthesis, X-ray structure and catalytic properties of a copper(II) Schiff base complex modeling the activity of the Cu-B site of dopamine beta-hydroxylase

Reddy, Pattubala AN and Datta, Riya and Chakravarty, Akhil R (2000) Synthesis, X-ray structure and catalytic properties of a copper(II) Schiff base complex modeling the activity of the Cu-B site of dopamine beta-hydroxylase. In: Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 3 (6). pp. 322-324.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1387-7003(00)00083-6

Abstract

The copper(II) complex [Cu(salgly) (bpy)] . 4H(2)O (1), where salgly is a tridentate glycinatosalicylaldimine Schiffbase Ligand, is prepared and structurally characterized. The complex is found to be catalytically active in the oxidation of ascorbic acid by dioxygen and the process is also effective in the presence of benzylamine giving benzaldehyde as a product, thus modeling the activity of the Cu-B site of dopamine beta-hydroxylase. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science S.A. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Copper(II) complexes;Schiff-base complexes;Dopamine β-hydroxylase model;Catalytic properties;Ascorbate oxidation
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2010 11:51
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:13
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/31244

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