PCR-like cascade reactions in the context of an allosteric enzyme mimic

Jae Yoon Hyo, Chad A. Mirkin

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A supramolecular allosteric catalyst that exhibits a PCR-like cascade reaction is reported. The complex is triggered by a reaction with an acetate ion, which turns on a catalytic cascade that exponentially increases acetate ion concentration through an acyl transfer reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11590-11591
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 3
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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