Iron-sulfur proteins: ancient structures, still full of surprises

@article{Beinert2000IronsulfurPA,
  title={Iron-sulfur proteins: ancient structures, still full of surprises},
  author={Helmut Beinert},
  journal={JBIC Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry},
  year={2000},
  volume={5},
  pages={2-15}
}
  • H. Beinert
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • JBIC Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry
This article is a survey of the properties and functions of Fe-S proteins under the following headings: sulfur and iron; iron-sulfur clusters; evolution of cofactor use; early observations; complex and extended clusters; sulfur exchange and core interconversions; synthesis and biosynthesis of Fe-S clusters; functions of Fe-S clusters: electron transfer, electron delocalization, spin states and magnetism, covalency of sulfur bonds; non-electron transfer functions of Fe-S clusters: substrate… 
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