Direct comparison of the electrocatalytic oxidation of hydrogen by an enzyme and a platinum catalyst

Anne Katherine Jones, Emma Sillery, Simon P J Albracht, Fraser A. Armstrong

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Abstract

It is shown that for molecules of Allochromatium vinosum [NiFe]-hydrogenase adsorbed on a pyrolytic graphite electrode the nickel-iron active site catalyzes hydrogen oxidation at a diffusion-controlled rate matching that achieved by platinum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)866-867
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Apr 21 2002

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Direct comparison of the electrocatalytic oxidation of hydrogen by an enzyme and a platinum catalyst. / Jones, Anne Katherine; Sillery, Emma; Albracht, Simon P J; Armstrong, Fraser A.

In: Chemical Communications, No. 8, 21.04.2002, p. 866-867.

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Jones, Anne Katherine ; Sillery, Emma ; Albracht, Simon P J ; Armstrong, Fraser A. / Direct comparison of the electrocatalytic oxidation of hydrogen by an enzyme and a platinum catalyst. In: Chemical Communications. 2002 ; No. 8. pp. 866-867.
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