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Adduct formation by photo-induced electron transfer between photo-oxidising Ru(II) complexes and tryptophan.

Authors
  • Gicquel, Etienne
  • Boisdenghien, Arnaud
  • Defrancq, Eric
  • Moucheron, Cécile
  • Kirsch-De Mesmaeker, Andree
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)
Publication Date
Dec 07, 2004
Issue
23
Pages
2764–2765
Identifiers
PMID: 15568106
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The (3)MLCT excited state of Ru(II) complexes with 1,4,5,8-tetraazaphenanthrene (TAP) ligands in the presence of tryptophan gives rise to an electron transfer process from the amino acid with subsequent formation of an adduct between the two partners, strongly influenced by oxygen.

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