8. Synthetic Amphiphilic Peptides that Self-Assemble to Membrane-Active Anion Transporters

  1. Prof. Dr. Kristin Bowman-James3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Antonio Bianchi4,5 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Enrique García-España6
  1. George W. Gokel1 and
  2. Megan M. Daschbach2

Published Online: 14 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527639502.ch8

Anion Coordination Chemistry

Anion Coordination Chemistry

How to Cite

Gokel, G. W. and Daschbach, M. M. (2011) Synthetic Amphiphilic Peptides that Self-Assemble to Membrane-Active Anion Transporters, in Anion Coordination Chemistry (eds K. Bowman-James, A. Bianchi and E. García-España), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527639502.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas, 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA

  2. 4

    University of Florence, Department of Chemistry, Via della Lastruccia 3, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy

  3. 5

    Università di Firenze, Dipartimento di Chimica, “Ugo Schiff”, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Florence), Italy

  4. 6

    Instituto de Química Molecular, Departamento de Química Inorgánica, C/ Catedrático José Beltrán 2, 46980 Paterna (Valencia), Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Missouri – St. Louis, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Center for Nanoscience, One University Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63121, USA

  2. 2

    Washington University, Department of Chemistry, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323708

Online ISBN: 9783527639502



  • chloride channels;
  • anion complexation;
  • cholapods;
  • amphiphilic peptides;
  • ion transport;
  • calixarene


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Background

  • Biomedical Importance of Chloride Channels

  • The Development of Synthetic Chloride Channels

  • Approaches to Synthetic Chloride Channels

  • The Development of Amphiphilic Peptides as Anion Channels

  • Structural Variations in the SAT Modular Elements

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References