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Atropisomer-based Construction of Macrocyclic Hosts that Selectively Recognize Tryptophan from Standard Amino Acids

Abstract

A syn-atropisomer of naphthalene diimide as a highly preorganized precursor was used to construct a type of trapezoid-shape macrocycles, namely ‘trapezoid’ molecular box (TBox). As supramolecular hosts, TBox can bind electron-rich guests and selectively recognize free tryptophan and tryptophanyl residues from 20 standard amino acids.

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The article was received on 19 Nov 2018, accepted on 04 Nov 2019 and first published on 04 Nov 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07646H
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript

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    Atropisomer-based Construction of Macrocyclic Hosts that Selectively Recognize Tryptophan from Standard Amino Acids

    F. Yang, C. Liu, D. Yin, Y. Xu, M. Wu and W. Wei, Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07646H

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