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RA Pavlick, KK Dey, A Sirjoosingh, A Benesi and A Sen
Abstract
We have observed by NMR spectroscopy that the diffusive movement of a ruthenium-based Grubbs' catalyst increases during ring-closing metathesis as a function of the substrate concentration. This is one of the smallest single molecule motors to exhibit catalytically driven motion.
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DNA, Enzyme, Chemistry, Robert H. Grubbs, Molecular motor, Grubbs' catalyst, Motor, Olefin metathesis
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