Issue 69, 2015

Pressure-induced oligomerization of alanine at 25 °C


Pressure-induced oligomerization was found from high-pressure experiments at 25 °C on alanine powder soaked in its saturated aqueous solution. The oligomerization to alanylalanine occurred at 5 GPa. The maximum yields of alanylalanine and trialanine were, respectively, 1.1 × 10−3 and 1.3 × 10−4 at 11 GPa.

Graphical abstract: Pressure-induced oligomerization of alanine at 25 °C

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02 May 2015
08 Jul 2015
First published
13 Jul 2015
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Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 13358-13361

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Pressure-induced oligomerization of alanine at 25 °C

C. Fujimoto, A. Shinozaki, K. Mimura, T. Nishida, H. Gotou, K. Komatsu and H. Kagi, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 13358 DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03665H

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