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Vibrational Optical Activity In Amino Acids, Peptides And Proteins
Author(s): Teresa B. Freedman; Laurence A. Nafie
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Paper Abstract

Vibrational optical activity has emerged as an important new technique for probing local solution conformation in chiral biological molecules. Vibrational circular dichroism, in particular, has provided information on conformations and intramolecular hydrogen bonding in sugars, amino acids and amino acid derivatives, small peptides, and catecholamine neurotransmitters and related molecules through application of the coupled oscillator and ring-current mechanisms.

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Date Published: 8 May 1989
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1057, Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (8 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951643
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Teresa B. Freedman, Syracuse University (United States)
Laurence A. Nafie, Syracuse University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1057:
Biomolecular Spectroscopy
Robert R. Birge; Henry H. Mantsch, Editor(s)

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