Special Issue on Bile Acids

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Summary and Keywords:
Leading paper

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Jari Tamminen* and Erkki Kolehmainen
Department of Chemistry, University of Jyväskylä, P. O. Box 35, FIN-40351, Jyväskylä, Finland Tel.: + 358 14 2602659, Fax: +358 14 2602501 , E-mail: jatata@cc.jyu.fi
Review: Bile Acids as Building Blocks of Supramolecular Hosts
Molecules 2001, 6, 21-46 (PDF format, 280 K)
Times Cited: 33 (up to end 2006)

Papers published in this special issue in 2007

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Juha Koivukorpi 1,†, Elina Sievänen 1,‡, Erkki Kolehmainen 1,* and Vladimír Krá l 2,3
1 Department of Chemistry, P.O. Box 35, FIN-40014, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; †E-mail: jkkorpi@jyu.fi; ‡E-mail: elvirtan@jyu.fi
2 Institute of Chemical Technology, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic. E-mail: vladimir.kral@vscht.cz
3 Zentiva Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ekolehma@jyu.fi
Received: 17 November 2006; in revised form: 2 January 2007 / Accepted: 4 January 2007 / Published: 5 January 2007
Full Paper: Synthesis, Characterization, and Saccharide Binding Studies of Bile Acid − Porphyrin Conjugates
Molecules 2007, 12, 13-24 (PDF format 551 K)

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Marco Calabresi, Patrizia Andreozzi, and Camillo La Mesa*
Dipartimento di Chimica and SOFT-INFM-CNR Research Centre, Università “La Sapienza”, P.le A. Moro 5, Roma, I-00185, Italy
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: camillo.lamesa@uniroma1.it; Tel. +39-06-491694 (direct); +39-06-49913707; Fax. +39-06-490631
Received: 9 May 2007; in revised form: 12 July 2007 / Accepted: 12 July 2007 / Published: 7 August 2007
Review: Supra-molecular Association and Polymorphic Behaviour In Systems Containing Bile Acid Salts
Molecules 2007, 12, 1731-1754 (PDF format 458 K)

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Elina Sievänen
University of Jyväskylä, Department of Chemistry, P.O. Box 35, FIN-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland; E-mail: elvirtan@cc.jyu.fi
Received: 6 June 2007; in revised form: 13 August 2007 / Accepted: 14 August 2007 / Published: 16 August 2007
Review:
Exploitation of Bile Acid Transport Systems in Prodrug Design
Molecules 2007, 12, 1859-1889 (PDF format 159 K)

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Daniel G. Rivera 1,2 and Ludger A. Wessjohann 1,*
1 Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Weinberg 3, D-06120, Halle/Saale, Germany
2 Center for Natural Products Study, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Havana, Havana 10400, Cuba
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: E-mail: wessjohann@ipb-halle.de; Fax: +49 345 5582 1309; Tel: +49 345 5582 1301
Received: 24 May 2007 / Accepted: 15 August 2007 / Published: 17 August 2007
Full Paper: Synthesis of Novel Steroid-Peptoid Hybrid Macrocycles by Multiple Multicomponent Macrocyclizations Including Bifunctional Building Blocks (MiBs)
Molecules 2007, 12, 1890-1899 (PDF format 119 K)

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Mikiji Miyata,* Norimitsu Tohnai, and Ichiro Hisaki
Department of Material and Life Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: miyata@mls.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp; Phone and Fax: +81-6-6879-7406
Received: 30 June 2007; in revised form: 20 August 2007 / Accepted: 20 August 2007 / Published: 22 August 2007
Review: Supramolecular Chirality in Crystalline Assemblies of Bile Acids and Their Derivatives; Three-Axial, Tilt, Helical, and Bundle Chirality
Molecules 2007, 12, 1973-2000 (PDF format 1177 K)

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Anthony P. Davis
School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS, UK; E-mail: Anthony.Davis@bristol.ac.uk
Received: 7 July 2007 / Accepted: 8 August 2007 / Published: 29 August 2007
Review: Bile Acid Scaffolds in Supramolecular Chemistry: The Interplay of Design and Synthesis
Molecules 2007, 12, 2106-2122 (PDF format 134 K)

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Arto Valkonen*, Erkki Kolehmainen, Manu Lahtinen, Elina Sievänen, Virpi Noponen, Minna Tolonen and Reijo Kauppinen
Department of Chemistry, University of Jyväskylä, PO. Box 35, FIN-40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: arto.valkonen@jyu.fi
Received: 17 August 2007; in revised form: 9 September 2007/ Accepted: 12 September 2007 / Published: 12 September 2007
Full Paper: Structural, Thermoanalytical and Molecular Modeling Studies on N-(3-hydroxypropyl) 3α,12α-Dihydroxy-5β-cholan-24-amide and Its Monohydrates
Molecules 2007, 12, 2161-2178 (PDF format 356 K)

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Shreedhar Bhat 1 and Uday Maitra 1,2,*
1 Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 560012
2 Chemical Biology Units, JNCASR, Bangalore, India, 560012
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: maitra@orgchem.iisc.ernet.in.
Received: 8 August 2007 / Accepted: 17 September 2007 / Published: 18 September 2007
Full Paper: Hydrogels as Reaction Vessels: Acenaphthylene Dimerization in Hydrogels Derived from Bile Acid Analogues
Molecules 2007, 12, 2181-2189 (PDF format 109 K)

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Patrick Garidel, Annegret Hildebrand, Katja Knauf and Alfred Blume*
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Muehlpforte 1, D-06108 Halle/Saale, Germany
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: blume@chemie.uni-halle.de
Received: 9 September 2007; in revised form: 15 October 2007 / Accepted: 15 October 2007 / Published: 23 October 2007
Full Paper: Membranolytic Activity of Bile Salts: Influence of Biological Membrane Properties and Composition
Molecules 2007, 12, 2292-2326 (PDF format 1264 K)

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