(VO)-O-IV complexes of L-histidine and L-carnosine are reported: the main species formed by L-histidine involves a mixed [(NH2, N-im, COO-), (NH2, COO-)] coordination, while L-carnosine behaves as a simple monodentate ligand.
An electron paramagnetic resonance study on the binding of oxovanadium(IV) to L-histidine and L-carnosine / Sanna, D; Micera, Giovanni; Molinu, Mg. - In: JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH. SYNOPSES. - ISSN 0308-2342. - 1(1996), pp. 42-43.