Title

Mechanisms in a Biomimetic Hydroxylation of a Chemical Probe - 5-Nitroacenaphthene

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-21-1990

Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Abstract

5-Nitroacenaphthene is hydroxylated by oxometalloporphyrin complexes of chromium, iron, and manganese via hydrogen atom abstraction pathways with charge separation in the transition state dependent on the electrophilicity of the oxygen atom in these model oxygenases.

Publication Title

Journal of Organic Chemistry

Volume

55

Issue

26

First Page

6233

Last Page

6234