Dr. Claudio Greco

Claudio Greco was a junior scientist in Prof. Sauer's group. He has accepted an appointment at Milan-Bicocca University at  Laboratory of Molecular Modelling (LMM) as a lecturer (Ricercatore) starting on 1 November 2012. 

Research interests

Theoretical Bioinorganic Chemistry, hybrid quantum-classical modeling of metalloenzymes and quantum chemical studies of biomimetic organometallic compounds, bioinformatic analysis of protein structures and sequences.

Research Fields in UniCat

2011-2012: Research Field D1*Research Field D3 and Research Field E3*

* Main Research Fields

Relevant News

Friday, 13. October 2017

Temperature dependence of the catalytic reduction of dioxygen by a cobalt complex

The synthesis and characterization of a hexanuclear cobalt complex involving a nonheme ligand system, supported on a Sn6O6 stannoxane core are reported by the UniCat groups of Holger Dau, Peter Hildebrandt, and Kallol Ray.

UniCat publications

2162 Temperature Dependence of the Catalytic Two- versus Four-Electron Reduction of Dioxygen by a Hexanuclear Cobalt Complex I. Monte-Pérez, S. Kundu, A. Chandra, K. E. Craigo, P. Chernev, U. Kuhlmann, H. Dau, P. Hildebrandt, C. Greco, C. Van Stappen, N. Lehnert, K. Ray Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 15033–15042, 10.1021/jacs.7b07127

1285 Does the environment around the H-cluster allow coordination of the pendant amine to the catalytic iron center in [FeFe] hydrogenases? Answers from theory T. Miyake, M. Bruschi, U. Cosentino, C. Baffert, V. Fourmond, C. Léger, G. Moro, L. Gioia, C. Greco JBIC Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 18, 693–700, 10.1007/s00775-013-1014-4

1284 Towards [NiFe]-hydrogenase biomimetic models that couple H2 binding with functionally relevant intramolecular electron transfers: a quantum chemical study C. Greco Dalton Transactions 2013, 42, 13845–13854, 10.1039/C3DT50836F

1283 H2 Binding and Splitting on a New-Generation [FeFe]-Hydrogenase Model Featuring a Redox-Active Decamethylferrocenyl Phosphine Ligand: A Theoretical Investigation C. Greco Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 52, 1901–1908, 10.1021/ic302118h

1279 Redox Non-Innocence of a N-Heterocyclic Nitrenium Cation Bound to a Nickel–Cyclam Core F. Heims, F. F. Pfaff, S. L. Abram, E. R. Farquhar, M. Bruschi, C. Greco, K. Ray Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 582–585, 10.1021/ja4099559

1147 Access to a CuII–O–CuII Motif: Spectroscopic Properties, Solution Structure, and Reactivity P. Haack, A. Kärgel, C. Greco, J. Dokic, B. Braun, F. F. Pfaff, S. Mebs, K. Ray, C. Limberg Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 16148–16160, 10.1021/ja406721a

976 Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterisation of a Heterodinuclear Iron(III)-Copper(II) Complex Based on an Asymmetric Dinucleating Ligand System F. Heims, V. Mereacre, A. Ciancetta, S. Mebs, A. K. Powell, C. Greco, K. Ray European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2012, 29, 4565–4569, 10.1002/ejic.201200156

974 Lewis-acid Trapping of an Elusive Copper-Tosylnitrene Intermediate Using Scandium Triflate S. Kundu, E. Miceli, E. Farquhar, F. F. Pfaff, U. Kuhlmann, P. Hildebrandt, B. Braun, C. Greco, K. Ray Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 14710–14713, 10.1021/ja306674h

789 Mechanistic and physiological implications of the interplay among iron-sulfur clusters in [FeFe]-hydrogenases. A QM/MM perspective C. Greco, M. Bruschi, P. Fantucci, U. Ryde, L. De Gioia Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 18742–18749, 10.1021/ja205542k

417 BLUF Hydrogen network dynamics and UV/Vis spectra: A combined molecular dynamics and quantum chemical study J. Götze, C. Greco, V. Bonacic-Koutecky, P. Saalfrank Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 2012, 33, 2233–2242, 10.1002/jcc.23056

Dr. Claudio Greco

Claudio Greco
Humboldt Universität
AG Quantenchemie
Brook-Taylor-Str. 2
Berlin , 12489
+49 30 2093-55 76




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