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Hydrogen- 1 and Carbon- 13 Magnetic Resonance Studies of Nonactin-Calcium Complex

Vishwanath, CK and Easwaran, KRK (1981) Hydrogen- 1 and Carbon- 13 Magnetic Resonance Studies of Nonactin-Calcium Complex. In: Biochemistry, 20 (7). pp. 2018-2023.

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For an understanding of the cation selectivity and general binding characteristics of macrotetralide antibiotic nonactin (NA) with ions of different sizes and charges, the nature of binding of divalent cation, Ca2+, to NA and conformation of the NA-Ca2+ complex have been studied by use of 270-MHz proton nuclear magnetic resonance ('H NMR) and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (13C NMR). The calcium ion induced significantly large changes in chemical shifts for H7, H2, H3, and H5 protons of NA and relatively small changes for H18 and H2' protons. Changes in I3C chemical shift were quite large for carbonyl carbon, C,; it is noteworthy that in the NA-K+ complex, H2 and H2' protons practically do not show any change during complexation and carbonyl carbon shows a much smaller chemical shift change.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Biochemistry
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Chemical Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2009 10:11
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2012 11:39
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/21871

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