David W. Deerfield

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A reaction path including transition states is generated for the Silverman mechanism [R.B. Silverman, Chemical model studies for the mechanism of Vitamin K epoxide reductase, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 103 (1981) 5939-5941] of action for Vitamin K epoxide reductase (VKOR) using quantum mechanical methods (B3LYP/6-311G**). VKOR, an essential enzyme in mammalian(More)
A reaction path including transition states is generated for the Dowd mechanism [P. Dowd, R. Hershlne, S.W. Ham, S. Naganathan. Vitamin K and energy transduction: a base strength amplification mechanism. Science 269 (2005) 1684-1691] of action for Vitamin K carboxylase (VKC) using quantum chemical methods (B3LYP/6-311G**). VKC, an essential enzyme in(More)
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