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The effect of a macrocyclic constraint on electron transfer in helical peptides: A step towards tunable molecular wires

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Two helical peptides, one constrained by a covalent side-chain staple, exhibit vastly different electronic properties despite adopting essentially the same backbone conformation. High level calculations confirm that these differences are due to the additional backbone rigidity imparted by the macrocyclic constraint.

Graphical abstract: The effect of a macrocyclic constraint on electron transfer in helical peptides: A step towards tunable molecular wires

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Submitted
14 Oct 2013
Accepted
09 Dec 2013
First published
09 Dec 2013

Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 1652-1654
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The effect of a macrocyclic constraint on electron transfer in helical peptides: A step towards tunable molecular wires

J. Yu, J. R. Horsley, K. E. Moore, J. G. . Shapter and A. D. Abell, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1652
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47885H

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