Structural and energetic effects in the molecular recognition of amino acids by 18-crown-6.

@article{Chen2012StructuralAE,
  title={Structural and energetic effects in the molecular recognition of amino acids by 18-crown-6.},
  author={Yu Chen and M T Rodgers},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={134 13},
  pages={5863-75}
}
Absolute 18-crown-6 (18C6) affinities of five amino acids (AAs) are determined using guided ion beam tandem mass spectrometry techniques. The AAs examined in this work include glycine (Gly), alanine (Ala), lysine (Lys), histidine (His), and arginine (Arg). Theoretical electronic structure calculations are performed to determine stable geometries and… CONTINUE READING