Expanding the Spectrum of Light-Driven Peroxygenase Reactions

Published on 2019-01-10T20:42:43Z (GMT) by
Peroxygenases require a controlled supply of H<sub>2</sub>O<sub>2</sub> to operate efficiently. Here, we propose a photocatalytic system for the reductive activation of ambient O<sub>2</sub> to produce H<sub>2</sub>O<sub>2</sub> which uses the energy provided by visible light more efficiently based on the combination of wavelength-complementary photosensitizers. This approach was coupled to an enzymatic system to make formate available as a sacrificial electron donor. The scope and current limitations of this approach are reported and discussed.

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Willot, Sébastien

J.-P.; Fernández-Fueyo, Elena; Tieves, Florian; Pesic, Milja; Alcalde, Miguel; Arends, Isabel W.C.E.; et al. (2019): Expanding the Spectrum of Light-Driven Peroxygenase

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