Sculpting the beta-peptide foldamer H12 helix via a designed side-chain shape.

The long-range side-chain repulsion between the (1R,2R,3R,5R)-2-amino-6,6-dimethyl-bicyclo[3.1.1]-heptane-3-carboxylic acid (trans-ABHC) residues stabilize the H12 helix in beta-peptide oligomers.