Ligand Ferrocene

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Basic Ligand Information

Molecular Structure
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Molecular Formula
BRENDA Name
InChIKey
C10H10Fe
Ferrocene
KTWOOEGAPBSYNW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Synonyms:
ferricinium, ferrocenium, ferrocenium ion, [Fe(II) (C5H5)2]

Roles as Enzyme Ligand

In Vivo Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (5 results)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE

In Vivo Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (19 results)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE

Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (22 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
D-glucose + ferrocenium ion = 2-dehydro-D-glucose + ?
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cellobiose + ferrocenium = cellobiono-1,5-lactone + reduced ferrocenium
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ferrocene + O2 = ferricinium + H2O
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butyryl-CoA + ferrocenium = 2-butenoyl-CoA + ferrocene
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N,N-dimethylglycine + H2O + ferrocene = sarcosine + formaldehyde + ?
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ferrocene + NADH = ? + NAD+
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Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (102 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
a [histone H3]-N6,N6-dimethyl-L-lysine4 + ferricenium + H2O = a [histone H3]-N6-methyl-L-lysine4 + formaldehyde + ferrocene
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4-cresol + ferricenium + H2O = 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohol + ferrocenium
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ferrocene + O2 = ferricinium + H2O
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hexanoyl-CoA + ferricenium = trans-hex-2-enoyl-CoA + ferrocenium
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N,N-dimethylglycine + ferricenium + H2O = sarcosine + formaldehyde + ferrocene
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Activator in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (2 results)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
1 mM, increases the alcohol oxidase activity only for the short chain alcohol substrate to 47% of the original activity
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Inhibitor in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
Val334 is involved in binding and initiates a conformational change interrupting the electron transfer between FMN and the [4Fe-4S] cluster
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Enzyme Kinetic Parameters

kcat Value (Turnover Number) (18 results)

EC NUMBER
TURNOVER NUMBER [1/S]
TURNOVER NUMBER MAXIMUM [1/S]
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
39.9
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using D-glucose as cosubstrate, at 30°C, pH 6.5

KM Value (21 results)

EC NUMBER
KM VALUE [MM]
KM VALUE MAXIMUM [MM]
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
0.187
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using D-glucose as cosubstrate, at 30°C, pH 6.5

References & Links

Links to other databases for Ferrocene

ChEBI
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