A zinc(II)-based receptor for ATP binding and hydrolysis

Carla Bazzicalupi, Andrea Bencini, Antonio Bianchi, Andrea Danesi, Claudia Giorgi, Carlos Lodeiro, Fernando Pina, Samuele Santarelli, Barbara Valtancoli

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A protonated Zn(II) complex with a terpyridine-containing pentaamine macrocycle catalyses ATP hydrolysis in the presence of a second metal ion, which acts as cofactor assisting the phosphoryl transfer from ATP to an amine group of the receptor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2630-2632
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2005


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