Dinitrosyl iron complexes (DNICs) as inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 main protease Academic Article uri icon


  • By repurposing DNICs designed for other medicinal purposes, the possibility of protease inhibition was investigated in silico using AutoDock 4.2.6 (AD4) and in vitro via a FRET protease assay.

published proceedings

  • Chemical Communications

altmetric score

  • 1.25

author list (cited authors)

  • Pectol, D. C., DeLaney, C. R., Zhu, J., Mellott, D. M., Katzfuss, A., Taylor, Z. W., Meek, T. D., & Darensbourg, M. Y.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Pectol, D Chase||DeLaney, Christopher R||Zhu, Jiyun||Mellott, Drake M||Katzfuss, Ardala||Taylor, Zane W||Meek, Thomas D||Darensbourg, Marcetta Y

publication date

  • August 2021