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Hello all,what is meant by Rieske[i quite often read in Rieske

  1. Jun 7, 2010 #1
    Hello all,
    what is meant by Rieske..[i quite often read in Rieske dioxygenase, sometimes in bioinorganic chemistry.]
    Please explain me in brief. (1 or 2 lines).
    thanks
     
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  3. Jun 7, 2010 #2

    alxm

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    Re: Rieske

    It means the enzyme has http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rieske_Fe2S2.svg" [Broken] in it. But you could have easily found that out yourself by searching for 'rieske' and clicking on the first link.
     
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  4. Jun 7, 2010 #3

    Borek

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    Re: Rieske

    I wonder how it would be called if you replace both His with Her.
     
  5. Jun 8, 2010 #4
    Re: Rieske

    May be Rieske would be replaced by Rieskis
     
  6. Jun 8, 2010 #5
    Re: Rieske

    One again please.
    So Reiske means a complex contains Fe-S or 2Fe-2S ??
    thanks
     
  7. Jun 8, 2010 #6

    alxm

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    Re: Rieske

    I can't seem to find any structures with a HER in it.. but there's a lot of iron enzymes with a HEM in them :wink:

    The latter, the whole two-irons-with-bridging-sulphides thing.
     
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