Synthesis of serine/alanine conjugated 3',5'-TpT.
Bioorganic Phosphorus Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, School of Life Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China.Nucleosides Nucleotides & Nucleic Acids (Impact Factor: 0.71). 02/2003; 22(1):63-9. DOI: 10.1081/NCN-120018623
ABSTRACT Serine and alanine phosphoramidates conjugates of 3',5'-TpT 4, 5 were synthesized. The corresponding serine phosphoamidate possesses some unique properties due to the presence of the side chain hydroxyl group.
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