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Main Title Effects of Paramagnetic Relaxation Reagents on 15N Spin Relaxation and the Use of Gd(dpm)3 as a Nitrogen-15 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin Label.
Author Levy, George C. ; Dechter, James J. ; Kowalewski, Jozef ;
CORP Author Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Chemistry.;Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-R-804916; EPA-600/J-78-193;
Stock Number PB82-154964
Additional Subjects Paramagnetic relaxation ; Isotopic labeling ; Spin lattice relaxation ; Gadolinium ; Nuclear magnetic resonance ; Solutions ; Reprints ; Paramagnetic relaxation reagents ; Carbon 13 ; Nitrogen 15 ; Overhauser effect
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB82-154964 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 9p
Electron-nuclear relaxation times (T(1) sup e's) for (15)N and (13)C in natural abundance are measured for a series of amines of a wide range of pK(a)s using four paramagnetic relaxation reagents that are soluable in organic solutions. Cr(acac)3 and Cr(dpm)3 are seen to affect the nuclear spin predominantly via an outer sphere mechanism, or through normal translational diffusion when no interactions occur. Gd(dpm)3 and Gd(acac)3 are observed to be specific for the basic sites in substrate molecules where relaxation rate enhancement is seen to be strongly dependent on the availability of the lone electron pair. Variable concentration and temperature studies are used to separate the various contributions to T(1) sup e. (15)N T(1) sup e's are used as one measure of spin labeling; changes in the negative nuclear Overhauser effect (NOE) of proton-decoupled (15)N spectra can also be used in some cases. Examples are presented illustrating spin labeling due to both basicity and steric effects.