Determination of the absolute configuration of monosaccharides by a colour change in a chiral cholesteric liquid crystal system

Tony D. James, Takaaki Harada, Seiji Shinkai

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Abstract

Cholesterylboronic acid complexes of monosaccharides alter the colour of a composite chiral cholesteric liquid crystal membrane, the direction of the colour change is indicative of the absolute configuration of the monosaccharide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)857-860
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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