A crown ether flavin mimic

Seiji Shinkai, Yuichi Ishikawa, Hiroko Shinkai, Takaharu Tsuno, Osamu Manabe

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A flavin analogue bearing a crown ring as a recognition site was synthesized. The addition of alkali metal cations sensitively affected the absorption spectrum, the fluorescent emission, and the reaction rate with NADH model compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1539-1542
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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Shinkai, S., Ishikawa, Y., Shinkai, H., Tsuno, T., & Manabe, O. (1983). A crown ether flavin mimic. Tetrahedron Letters, 24(14), 1539-1542. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(00)81703-7