Specific autocatalysis in diastereoisomeric replicators

E Kassianidis, R J Pearson, Douglas Philp

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Abstract

Two diastereoisomeric cycloadducts are capable of accelerating their own formation through the assembly of catalytic ternary complexes. The two cycloadducts do not have any measurable catalytic effect on the rate of formation of their diastereoisomer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3833-3836
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume7
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2005

Keywords

  • DIELS-ALDER REACTION
  • SELF-REPLICATION
  • MACHINES
  • SYSTEMS

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