Asymmetric oxidation by new cyclic flavins with planar chirality (chiral flavinophanes)

Seiji Shinkai, Toshiro Yamaguchi, Akito Kawase, Akiyo Kitamura, Osamu Manabe

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Cyclic flavins with planar chirality (chiral flavinophanes) can oxidise thiols (ca. 43% enantiomeric excess) and NADH model compounds (ca. 60% enantiomeric excess) in an asymmetric manner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1506-1508
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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