Chiral recognition of hybrid metal oxide by peptides

  • Micoine K
  • Hasenknopf B
  • Thorimbert S
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Resolution of gram quantities of a subtly chiral polyoxometalate (POM; the chirality originates from substitution of one metal in the nanosized framework) is possible by reaction with small peptides. Functionalizable acyl polyoxotungstate (TBA)6[α1-P2W 17O61{SnCH2CH2C(= O)}] (see picture) can be resolved by kinetic resolution. This approach paves the way for applications of chiral POMs ranging from asymmetric catalysis to their bioactivity. © 2009 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.

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  • Chirality kinetic resolution
  • Peptides
  • Polyoxometalates

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  • K Micoine

  • B Hasenknopf

  • S Thorimbert

  • E Lacôte

  • M Malacria

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