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A 13C-NMR study of non-planar distortions in amides

Khetrapal, CL and Kunwar, AC (1981) A 13C-NMR study of non-planar distortions in amides. In: Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods, 4 (3-4). pp. 185-190.

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Abstract

The technique of 13C-NMR spectroscopy of oriented systems to problems of biological importance has been suggested and used to investigate non-planar distortions in substituted amides—models for peptides. The studies in conjunction with the proton magnetic resonance data on 5N-[13C]methyl[13C]formamide oriented in a nematic solvent provide all the direct dipolar couplings between the interacting nuclei in the system. When the 13C- and the 1H-NMR experiments are performed under non-identical conditions, 22 different direct dipolar couplings are obtained. It is demostrated that they can be used to determine unambiguously non-planar distortions around the nitrogen atom together with other geometrical data and the molecular order.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > NMR Research Centre (Formerly SIF)
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2009 06:00
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:38
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/21733

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