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Formation of double and triple complexes of copper(II) with enkephalin and histidine

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Complex formation between copper(II) and pentapeptide enkephalin and histidine was studied at various pH values by fast-atom bombardment (FAB) and field-desorption (FD) mass spectrometry and ESR. It was shown that a triple complex, stable over a wide range of pH and detectable in the FD mass spectrum, is formed in the solutions with the components in an equimolar ratio.

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Translated from Teoreticheskaya i Éksperimental'naya Khimiya, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 634–641, September–October, 1987.

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Yatsimirskii, K.B., Pokrovskii, V.A., Kol'chinskii, A.G. et al. Formation of double and triple complexes of copper(II) with enkephalin and histidine. Theor Exp Chem 23, 583–590 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01128462

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  • Copper
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Mass Spectrum
  • Histidine
  • Complex Formation