Asymmetric intercoenzyme hydrogen transfer between NADH model compounds and flavins

Seiji Shinkai, Hideki Nakao, Takaharu Tsuno, Osamu Manabe, Atsuyoshi Ohno

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Achiral flavin [(S)-3-methyl-10-(1′-hydroxy-3′-methylbutan- 2′-yl)isoalloxazine, (1b)] has been synthesised: hydrogen transfer to (1b) and tetra(O-acetyl)riboflavin from chiral NADH model compounds occurred in an asymmetric manner only in the presence of high concentrations of Mg(ClO 4)2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849-850
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes


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  • Molecular Medicine

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