Redox inversion of helicity in propeller-shaped molecules derived from S-methyl cysteine and methioninol

Homar S. Barcena, Andrea E. Holmes, Steffen Zahn, James W. Canary

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(Figure presented) One-electron reduction inverts the helicity of copper complexes formed from derivatives of S-methylcysteine and methioninol. The change in conformation of the organic ligand is followed in the exciton-coupled circular dichroism (ECCD) spectra of the complexes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)709-711
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 6 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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