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9:30 Welcome by Dr. Robert Hemenway, o e p es s a on ) 3 a 9
Chancellor, University of Kentucky, Room 1:30 Dr. Steven C. Zimmerman, University of 01 g (D
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940 l i: d t R k Chemically Synthesized Mimics of Biological . ‘C (,9f
' n o uc ory emar s Receptors and Enzyme Catalysts. 8 \2
9:45 Dr. Andrew D. Hamilton, University of . . . 01
Pittsburgh Noncovalent interactions are of fundamental importance to all 0" o e C“ ar
New Artificial Receptors for C o mplex ati o n biological processes. The efficiency of enzymatic catalysis and the
and Catalysis binding specificity of antibodies depends upon a large number of
_ . . g _ complementary intermolecular contacts. A promising approach .
An Important goal in modern bioorganic chemistry concerns . . . .
_ . _ . to understanding the nature of these noncovalent interactions is l
the desrgn of synthetic molecules that mimic various aspects of . .
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enzyme. c .ehmistry. hetai e stu fy o suc mo ebs ca? ea ”Ct we have studied models for both biological “receptors” and for
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c emica speCies “.“t some 0 t e speCi lefty an speed norma y complex aromatic substrates using only aromatic 1r-stacking in- | a Q
assoc1ated only With enzymes. Our approach has been to focus . . . . . . N r" N |N H MANN
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on biologically Significant substrates and to construct complemen- h . . . ’ __...N. —. 0:" .-N=’
. . , , . . . . ydrogen bonding. These studies have shown that a very high 0 H m— 0-H
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we have incorporated several hydrogen bonding Sites into a . . . . . ‘ *
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macrocyclic framework to provrde a highly selective receptor for . . . ”'2" ’ my; ,
. aspartate couple which contains a syn oriented carboxylate. Several
barbiturates. The approach has been extended to other substrates . .
_ , . . . enzymes, which have evolved independently, have been found
including urea, small peptides and the different nucleotide bases. to contain aspartic acid residues hydrogen bonded to catalytical- . .
Artificial receptors of this type may lead to the development of l t' h' t’d’ 'd P . ll 1 l . . fth established in the memory Of
1 harmaceutical strategies drug delivery systems or chemical y ac we 15 1 me resi ues. reVious sma mo ecu e mimics 0 e A S N ff
nove p . ’ His-Asp couple have constrained the carboxylate to an anti orienv nna - a
sensor deSigns. . . . . . . .
tation, while only the syn orientation is found in the enzymatic
10:45 Discussion system. __—_._.._—___—
10:50 Dr. William F. DeGrado, Central Research 2:40 Discussion M OLE CUL R
;::E:::I::;né:t Dept., E'l' du Pont de 2:50 Dr. Ronald Breslow, Columbia University I x
' Geometric Control of Binding and Catalysis
De Novo Desi n of Helical Proteins.
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Our group has recently adopted a synthetic approach to . . . .
, . , , multifunctional catalysis leads to increased rates. Both can pro» ________——
understanding the structural baSlS for protein function. In order . . . .
_ . duce increased selectiVities for substrates and products. Examples
to test some of the rules and concepts which are believed to be . . . . . . . .
, , . . . . from the first area include ditopic binders With antibody-like af-
important for protein folding and stability we are attempting to . . . . . . . . SPEAKERS
. , . _ _ , finities, and ditopic functionalizmg catalysts. Examples from the
design some Simple proteins which should fold into predetermined l . l d l . h' h b‘f . l l . .
three-dimensional structures Two types of helical roteins have atter area incu e examp es m w m iunctiona cata ySis ‘5
. . _ f _ , p . geometrically controlled in transaminase and nbonuclease mimics. Ronald Breslow
been designed: the first is an idealized verSion of a four-helix bun— . . . . . , .
. , _ Rigid binding can be useful for rate accelerations, but some Wllllam F DeGrado
dle, a folding pattern found in the structures of a variety of natural fr . '
, , . . eedom of motion must be left so the molecular complex can adapt .
water-soluble proteins including myohemerythnn, cytochrome C, h h . . d d f h . h W ‘1] Andrew D. Hamllton
d a oferittin while the other class of designed proteins is meant to t e c anging geometric eman s o t 2 reaction pat ' e W -
an .13, ’ . ‘ , describe an example of the rate improvement that this principle Steven C. Zimmerman
to mimic the structures of proteins which form ion channels such
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as the acetylcholine receptor. The syntheSis and characterization
of these proteins are currently underway and will be the focus of 3:50 Discussion
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Ronald Breslow, Ph.D., Harvard Univer- William C- DeGrado, PhD. The Univer-
sity. S.L. Mitchill Professor of Chemistry, Col- sity of Chicago. Research Leader, E.I. du Pont
umbia University. Member of the National de Nemours & CO- Adjunct Professor 0f
Academy of Sciences, the American Academy Biophysics, Johns Hopkins Medical School.
of Arts and Sciences, and the American Associate Editor, Proteins, Structure, Function,
Philosophical Society. Recipient of; Centenary Genetics. Editorial Board: Journal American
Medal from the British Chemical Society (1972); Chemical Society; Journal of Molecular
James Flack Norris Prize in Physical Organic Recognition; International Journal of Peptide
Chemistry from the American Chemical Socie- and Protein Research; Protein Engineering.
ty (1980); Arthur C, Cope Award from the Recipient: Du Vigneaud Award for Young In-
American Chemical Society (1987) and vestigators in Peptide Research; Protein Socie—
numerous other awards. Topic: “Geometric ty Young Investigator Award. Topic: “De Novo
Control of Binding and Catalysis.” Design of Helical Proteins.”

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Steven C. Zimmerman, Ph.D. Columbia Andrew D. Hamilton, Ph.D. Cambridge
University. NATO postdoctoral fellowship, Cam- University. NATO postdoctoral fellowship,
bridge University. Professor, University of II- Strasborg, France. Professor, University of Pitt-
linois. Presidential Young Investigator Award, sburgh. Visiting Professor of Chemistry, Univer-
National Science Foundation; Camille and sity of Kyoto (1987). Recipient of awards from
Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award and Eli the Exxon Educational Foundation and Mobil.
Lilly Grantee. Topic: “Chemically Synthesized Topic: “Molecular Recognition: New Artificial
Mimics of Biological Receptors and Enzyme Receptors for Complexation and Catalysis”.
Catalysts.”

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(for a fee) available in UK Medical Plaza Parking Garage, located approximately one block south of the Chemistry-Physics
Building; this garage can be accessed from both Rose and Limestone Streets—look for Medical Plaza Parking signs. For addi-
tional information, call John Richard, Department of Chemistry, (606) 257-1285.
Symposium supported by the Anna S. Naff Endowment Fund.