Author Archives: Fanlo-Virgós H, Alba AN, Hamieh S, Colomb-Delsuc M, Otto S

Transient Substrate-Induced Catalyst Formation in a Dynamic Molecular Network.

Transient Substrate-Induced Catalyst Formation in a Dynamic Molecular Network.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2014 Aug 28;

Authors: Fanlo-Virgós H, Alba AN, Hamieh S, Colomb-Delsuc M, Otto S

Abstract
In biology enzyme concentrations are continuously regulated, yet for synthetic catalytic systems such regulatory mechanisms are underdeveloped. We now report how a substrate of a chemical reaction induces the formation of its own catalyst from a dynamic molecular network. After complete conversion of the substrate, the network disassembles the catalyst. These results open up new opportunities for controlling catalysis in synthetic chemical systems.

PMID: 25169198 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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