Jun 18, 2003

Nuclear spin relaxation in paramagnetic systems (S>/=1) under fast rotation conditions

Journal of Magnetic Resonance
D Kruk, J Kowalewski

Abstract

A new theoretical model for nuclear spin relaxation in paramagnetic systems in solution has been developed. Fast rotational motion is included in the model, both as a source of modulation of the static zero-field splitting, which provides a mechanism for electron spin relaxation, and as an origin of the stochastic variation of the electron spin-nuclear spin dipole-dipole interaction leading to nuclear spin relaxation. At the limit of low magnetic field, the model is essentially identical to the earlier formulations from our laboratory, but new closed-form expressions are given for the inner- and outer-sphere relaxation at the high-field limit. Numerical comparisons with a general theory are reported for the inner-sphere case. In addition, some nuclear magnetic relaxation dispersion (NMRD) profiles from the literature are considered for systems where experiments have been done with both low-molecular weight paramagnetic complexes and their adducts with proteins. Previously developed theories are used to interpret data for the slowly rotating protein adducts, and good fits of the fast-rotating counterparts are obtained by further adjustment of one or two additional parameters.

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