Cobalt "single-coronet" porphyrin bearing hydroxyl groups in its O2 binding site as a new model for myoglobin and hemoglobin: Observation of unusually low frequency of v(O-O) in resonance Raman spectrum

Shinya Nakayama, Fumito Tani, Mikiya Matsu-Ura, Yoshinori Naruta

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The resonance Raman spectrum of oxy CoSCP with AdIm(2-H) showed an unusually low v(O-O) frequency at 1123 cm-1. This result is due to the cooperative effect of strong donation from AdIm(2-H) and hydrogen bonding between the inner hydroxyl groups and coordinated dioxygen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496-497
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 5 2002


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  • Chemistry(all)

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