Systematic variation in bond lengths of peptides

Chakrabarti, P. ; Venkatesan, K. ; Singh, U. Chandra ; Rao, C. N. R. (1981) Systematic variation in bond lengths of peptides Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Protein Structure, 670 (1). pp. 134-137. ISSN 0005-2795

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The lengths of the carbonyl as well as of the adjacent C-N and C-C bonds in peptides are shown to vary systematically with the central C-N bond length. Results of ab initio calculations on N-methylacetamide and its Li+, Na+ and Mg2+ complexes are also discussed.

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Keywords:Peptide Geometry; Amide Structure; Molecular Orbital Calculation
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