US Patent 7,691,638
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
The present invention is directed to methods for determining electron transfer rates in systems involving metalloproteins. Metalloprotein/substrate electron transfer rates as well as metalloprotein self exchange rates may be modeled. Such electron transfer rates are useful in smart drug design and enzyme engineering.
Leddy, Johna and Minteer, Shelley D. Methods for determining electron transfer rates in metalloproteins. US Patent 7,691,638 filed April 03, 2003 and issued April 06, 2010. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/501