Amino-cyclodextrins as biomimetics: Catalysis of the Kemp elimination

Paul G. McCracken, Colin G. Ferguson, Dragos Vizitiu, Caroline S. Walkinshaw, Yu Wang, Gregory R.J. Thatcher

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Synthetic amino-cyclodextrins (ACDs), perfunctionalized with pendant amines at the primary face, catalyse the Kemp elimination at physiological pH, in simile with proteins and synzymes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)911-912
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society. Perkin Transactions 2
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1999
Externally publishedYes

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