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Royal Society of Chemistry
To model the (His)7Cu4Sn (n = 1 or 2) active sites of nitrous oxide reductase, the first Cu4(μ4-S) cluster supported only by nitrogen donors has been prepared using amidinate supporting ligands. Structural, magnetic, spectroscopic, and computational characterization is reported. Electrochemical data indicates that the 2-hole model complex can be reduced reversibly to the 1-hole state and irreversibly to the fully reduced state.
Johnson, Brittany J.; Antholine, William E.; Lindeman, Sergey V.; and Mankad, Neal P., "A Cu4S Model for the Nitrous Oxide Reductase Active Sites Supported Only by Nitrogen Ligands" (2015). Chemistry Faculty Research and Publications. 558.