Understanding the building blocks of life evidence of hydrogen-bonded aggregation of N-methylacetamide

Neil Hunt, David Turton, Klaas Wynne

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Abstract

The ultrafast dynamics of N-methylacetamide, a peptide-linkage model compound, are reported for the first time as a function of temperature and dilution. These provide evidence of a phase transition attributable to disruption of hydrogen-bonded aggregates.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUltrafast Phenomena XV
EditorsP Corkum, D Jonas, RJD Miller, AM Weiner
Place of PublicationBerlin
Pages442-444
Number of pages3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event15th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena - Pacific Grove, United States
Duration: 30 Jul 20064 Aug 2006

Publication series

NameSpringer series in chemical physics
PublisherSpringer-Verlag
Volume88
ISSN (Print)0172-6218

Conference

Conference15th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena
CountryUnited States
CityPacific Grove
Period30/07/064/08/06

Keywords

  • hydrogen-bonded aggregation
  • N-methylacetamide
  • peptide-linkage model compound
  • temperature
  • dilution

Cite this

Hunt, N., Turton, D., & Wynne, K. (2007). Understanding the building blocks of life evidence of hydrogen-bonded aggregation of N-methylacetamide. In P. Corkum, D. Jonas, RJD. Miller, & AM. Weiner (Eds.), Ultrafast Phenomena XV (pp. 442-444). (Springer series in chemical physics ; Vol. 88).. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68781-8_143