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 Title: Explicit consideration of water molecules to study vibrational circular dichroism of monosaccharides Author(s): Moussi, Sofiane; Ouamerali, Ourida Subject(s): Biology, natural substances Abstract: Carbohydrates have multiples roles in biological systems. It has been found that the glycoside bond is fundamentally important in many aspects of chemistry and biology and forms the basis of carbohydrate chemistry. That means the stereochemical information, namely, glycosidic linkages $\alpha$ or $\beta$, gives an significant features of the carbohydrate glycosidation position of the glycosylic acceptor. For these reasons, much effort was made for the synthesis and analysis of the glycoside bond. \noindent Vibrational circular dichroism VCD has some advantages over conventional electronic circular dichroism (ECD) due to the applicability to all organic molecules and the reliability of ab initio quantum calculation. However, for a molecule with many chiral centers such as carbohydrates, determination of the absolute configuration tends to be difficult because the information from each stereochemical center is mixed and averaged over the spectrum. In the CH stretching region, only two VCD studies on carbohydrates have been reported and spectra--structure correlation, as determined for the glycoside band, remains to be investigated. T. Taniguchi and collaborators report that methyl glycosides exhibit a characteristic VCD peak, the sign of which solely reflects the C-1 absolute configuration. This work is a theoretical contribution to study the behaviour of VCD spectrum's of the monosaccharides when the water molecules are taken explicitly. \noindent This study is focused on six different monosaccharides in theirs absolute configuration R and S. \noindent We used the method of density functional theory DFT by means of the B3LYP hybrid functional and 6-31G * basis set. Issue Date: 2014-06-17 Publisher: International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy Citation Info: Ouamerali, O.; Moussi, S. EXPLICIT CONSIDERATION OF WATER MOLECULES TO STUDY VIBRATIONAL CIRCULAR DICHROÎSM OF MONOSACCHARIDE’S. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Urbana, IL, June 16-21, 2014. DOI: 10.15278/isms.2014.TD11 Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation Type: Text Language: English URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/59155 DOI: 10.15278/isms.2014.TD11 Rights Information: Copyright 2014 by the authors. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Date Available in IDEALS: 2014-12-082015-04-14
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