A PdII-Containing Self-Assembled Macrocyclic Host Induces Helical Coiling of Fatty Acids

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  • Prof. Dr. Choon Woo Lim,

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    1. Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deokyoungdaero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 446-701 (Korea)
    • Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deokyoungdaero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 446-701 (Korea)
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  • Hoa Thi Le,

    1. Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deokyoungdaero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 446-701 (Korea)
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  • Gwun Soo Jung,

    1. Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deokyoungdaero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 446-701 (Korea)
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  • Prof. Dr. Tae Woo Kim

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    1. Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deokyoungdaero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 446-701 (Korea)
    • Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deokyoungdaero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 446-701 (Korea)
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Abstract

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Chain charmer: Fatty acids exhibit dynamic helical coiling in the presence of a PdII-containing self-assembled macrocycle (see scheme). The helical coiling, which was supported by molecular modeling, seems to be induced by hydrophobic interactions within the cavity.

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