Photochemical reduction of NAD+ to 1,4-NADH without an enzyme

Keisuke Umeda, Asao Nakamura, Fujio Toda

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Rh(terpy)23+ and Rh(bpy)33+ (terpy = 2,2′ 6′,2″-terpyridine; bpy = 2,2′-bipyridine) catalyse the regiospecific photochemical reduction of NAD+ into 1,4-NADH; Rh(terpy)23+ retains its catalytic activity in the photochemical reaction for longer than Rh(bpy)33+.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)885-886
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine


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