I am writing a paper trying to apply Marcus theory to electrong transfer
in biological systems. Needless to say, the model I am planning to use is
Nevertheless, I am looking for the data regarding the
structure of the Cu(I) and Cu(II) Plastocyanin metal centers. Basically
what I need are the bond lengths and Raman or IR stretching frequencies of
the Cu(I)-S and Cu(I)-N bonds in these proteins. I found Raman and X-Ray
studies of Cu(II) Plastocyanin in various random chemistry journals (after
hours and hours in the library), but had absolutely no luck with Cu(I).
I was wondering if such data is readily available, and if so where I could
I am very greatful for your advice.