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Conformation of Biological Molecules

New Results from NMR

by Girjesh Govil

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Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Analytical biochemistry,
  • Chemistry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Girjesh Govil, Ramakrishna V. Hosur
    SeriesNMR Basic Principles and Progress -- 20, NMR Basic Principles and Progress -- 20
    ContributionsHosur, Ramakrishna V.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD71-142
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27026658M
    ISBN 103642680976
    ISBN 109783642680977
    OCLC/WorldCa858929859

    Gas-Phase Conformation of Biological Molecules: Bradykinin Thomas Wyttenbach, Gert von Helden, and Michael T. Bowers * Contribution from the Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, California Cited by: The three-dimensional spatial structure or conformation of biological molecules might be said to be at the root of what we understand as the chemistry of living matter.

    INTRODUCTION: The most important concerns in Medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical research are structure elucidation, conformational analysis, physicochemical characterization and biological activity determination. The determination of molecular structure is essential as the structure of the molecule predicts the physical, chemical, and biological properties of the . The reduced biological activity of the N-methyl derivative of RA-VII in comparison with RA-VII may be responsible for the small population of conformer A molecules in solution. Further, the presence of a highly strained membered ring is necessary to maintain the typical type II β-turn structure of conformer A.

    The large molecules necessary for life that are built from smaller organic molecules are called biological macromolecules. There are four major classes of biological macromolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids), and each is an important component of the cell and performs a wide array of functions. No headers. Sugars, and glucose in particular, are important molecules for cells because they are the primary energy source. Sugars have the general chemical formula CH 2 O and can be joined together almost infinitely for storage. However, because they are hydrophilic, they allow water molecules to intercalate between them, and cannot pack as efficiently as fats, which are .


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Stereochemical details of biological macromolecules and their interactions with pharmacological agents form the basis for drug design.

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The determination of the three-dimensional structure of a biological molecule is the starting point in the understanding of molecular mechanisms involved in its complex biochemical reactions.

The molecular architecture of multimolecular systems such as membranes and chromosomes provides the key to the fascinating field of molecular biology.

The importance of the steric strain factor increases with the increasing size of a substituent. For example, the difference in energy between the two chair conformations of tert-butyl cyclohexane (24 kJ/mol) is much larger than for methylcyclohexane (7 kJ/mol), because a tert-butyl group is larger than a methyl group and results in more energetically unfavorable 1,3.

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When a drug molecule interacts with its biological target, it must adopt a conformation (shape) that is compatible with binding to the target. The conformation of organic molecules is therefore a topic of great relevance to the action of drug molecules.

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This book consists of nine chapters. The large molecules necessary for life that are built from smaller organic molecules are called biological macromolecules. There are four major classes of biological macromolecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids), and each is an important component of the cell and performs a wide array of functions.

Before we begin our exploration of stereochemistry and chirality, we first need to consider the subject of conformational isomerism, which has to do with rotation about single bonds. We learned in section that single bonds in organic molecules are free to rotate, due to the 'end-to-end' (sigma) nature of their orbital er the carbon-oxygen bond in ethanol, for.

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Stereochemical details of. Conformation, any one of the infinite number of possible spatial arrangements of atoms in a molecule that result from rotation of its constituent groups of atoms about single bonds.

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