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Issue 30, 2016
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Cysteine containing dipeptides show a metal specificity that matches the composition of seawater

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Abstract

Model prebiotic dipeptide sequences were identified by bioinformatics and DFT and molecular dynamics calculations. The peptides were then synthesized and evaluated for metal affinity and specificity. Cysteine containing dipeptides were not associated with metal affinities that followed the Irving–Williams series but did follow the concentration trends found in seawater.

Graphical abstract: Cysteine containing dipeptides show a metal specificity that matches the composition of seawater

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Submitted
27 Jan 2016
Accepted
03 May 2016
First published
10 May 2016

This article is Open Access

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016,18, 20104-20108
Article type
Communication

Cysteine containing dipeptides show a metal specificity that matches the composition of seawater

L. Belmonte, D. Rossetto, M. Forlin, S. Scintilla, C. Bonfio and S. S. Mansy, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 20104
DOI: 10.1039/C6CP00608F

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