A structurally simple minimal self-replicating system

Julie M. Quayle, Alexandra M.Z. Slawin, Douglas Philp*

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Molecular recognition between an amidopyridine and a carboxylic acid through two complementary hydrogen bonding sites renders the reaction between an azide and a maleimide self-replicating, but not autocatalytic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7229-7233
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number40
StatePublished - Sep 30 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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