Electrochemical and structural coupling of the naphthoquinone amino acid

Bruce R. Lichtenstein, Veronica R. Moorman, José F. Cerda, A. Joshua Wand, P. Leslie Dutton*

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As a prelude to engineering artificial energy conversion proteins emulating biology, we examine the inclusion of a synthetic naphthoquinone amino acid in a characterized host-guest protein and determine the effects of its quinone and hydroquinone forms on the helix-coil distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1997-1999
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Early online date16 Dec 2011
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2012


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