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    Anion recognition by cyclic peptides


    Elmes, Robert B.P. and Jolliffe, Katrina A. (2015) Anion recognition by cyclic peptides. Chemical Communications, 51. pp. 4951-4968. ISSN 1364-548X

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    Abstract

    Anion binding selectivity can often be controlled by judicious arrangement of recognition moieties around an anion of interest. Indeed, nature takes advantage of large peptides/proteins to provide highly efficient and selective anion receptors using a small number of amino acid building blocks placed in a precise arrangement. Cyclic peptides are ideal synthetic scaffolds to position binding residues in a similarly preorganised manner as their synthetic versatility and rigidified structure allows precise control over their size and shape. This review summarises the recent use of such cyclic peptide scaffolds as receptors for various anionic species.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Anion recognition; cyclic peptides; anion receptors;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Chemistry
    Item ID: 6477
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1039/C4CC10095F
    Depositing User: Robert Elmes
    Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2015 13:34
    Journal or Publication Title: Chemical Communications
    Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
    Refereed: Yes
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