Protein scaffold of a designed metalloenzyme enhances the chemoselectivity in sulfoxidation of thioanisole

Jun Long Zhang, Dewain K. Garner, Lei Liang, Qian Chen, Yi Lu

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Abstract

We demonstrate that incorporation of MnSalen into a protein scaffold enhances the chemoselectivity in sulfoxidation of thioanisole and find that both the polarity and hydrogen bonding of the protein scaffold play an important role in tuning the chemoselectivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1665-1667
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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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