Chiral recognition of L-tryptophan with beta-cyclodextrin-modified biomimetic single nanochannel

Ganhua Xie, Wei Tian, Liping Wen, Kai Xiao, Zhen Zhang, Qian Liu, Guanglei Hou, Pei Li, Ye Tian, Lei Jiang

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A stable system of enantioselectively recognising l-tryptophan based on β-cyclodextrin-modified single nanochannel fabricated in a polyimide membrane was demonstrated, and we realized the chiral recognition of an essential amino acid with this system for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3135-3138
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2015
Externally publishedYes

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