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Hydrogen Abstraction by Chlorine Atom from Amino Acids: Remarkable Influence of Polar Effects on Regioselectivity

Date

2011

Authors

O'Rielly, Robert J.
Chan, Bun
Taylor, Mark S.
Ivanic, Sandra A.
Bacskay, George B.
Easton, Christopher
Radom, Leo

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Publisher

American Chemical Society

Abstract

Quantum chemistry computations have been used to investigate hydrogen-atom abstraction by chlorine atom from protonated and N-acetylated amino acids. The results are consistent with the decreased reactivity at the backbone α-carbon and adjacent side-chai

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Keywords: Acetamido groups; Chlorine atom; COOH group; Hydrogen abstraction; Inductive effects; Polar effect; Protonated; Side-chains; Transition structures; Amino acids; Atoms; Chlorine; Hydrogen; Quantum chemistry; Thermodynamic stability; Abstracting; amino acid

Citation

Source

Journal of the American Chemical Society

Type

Journal article

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DOI

10.1021/ja205962b

Restricted until

2037-12-31