Scaffolded amino acids as a close structural mimic of type-3 copper binding sites

Albada, H.B., Soulimani, F., Weckhuysen, B.M. and Liskamp, R.M.J. (2007) Scaffolded amino acids as a close structural mimic of type-3 copper binding sites. Chemical Communications, 2007(46), pp. 4895-4897. (doi:10.1039/b709400k)

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Abstract

We report the use of triazacyclophane (TAC)-scaffolded amino acids as a structural mimic for 3-histidine metal-binding sites in metalloproteins, especially for the mimicry of type-3 copper binding sites as are present in hemocyanin, tyrosinase and catechol oxidase.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Liskamp, Professor Robert
Authors: Albada, H.B., Soulimani, F., Weckhuysen, B.M., and Liskamp, R.M.J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Chemistry
Journal Name:Chemical Communications
Journal Abbr.:Chem. Comm.
Publisher:Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN:1359-7345
ISSN (Online):1364-548X

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