Photo-induced hydrogen production in a helical peptide incorporating a [FeFe] hydrogenase active site mimic

Authors: Roy, A., Madden, C., and Ghirlanda, G.
Title: Photo-induced hydrogen production in a helical peptide incorporating a [FeFe] hydrogenase active site mimic
Source: Chemical Communications
Year: 2012
Volume: 48
Pages: 9816–9818

ABSTRACT:

There is growing interest in the development of hydrogenase mimics for solar fuel production. Here, we present a bioinspired mimic designed by anchoring a diiron hexacarbonyl cluster to a model helical peptide via an artificial dithiol amino acid. The [FeFe]–peptide complex catalyses photo-induced production of hydrogen in water


Date of online publication: Tue, 2012-08-07
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