The two fundamental goals of this project are:
- The further study of vanadate compounds mainly nucleotides as stable transition-state analogs for pentavalent phosphate
intermediates in reactions catalyzed by ribonuclease-T1. This involves mainly 51V-NMR and X-ray crystallography.
- The exploitation of this property of vanadate compounds to mimic transition state intermediates of phosphohydrolysis reactions, to use them, now as haptens for the production of antibodies with phosphohydrolytic capacity.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts