Abstract

In this study, we report incorporation of a covalent linker at the anomeric position of N-azidoacetylmannosamine (ManNAz) for caging its metabolic process. We synthesized a DT-diaphorase-responsive metabolic precursor, HQ-NN-AAM, using an optimized linker. The caged metabolite showed responsiveness to DT-diaphorase in vitro, resulting in metabolic incorporation of an azido sugar into the cell surface in multiple cell lines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4878-4881
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume54
Issue number38
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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