Ab initio IGLO study of the syn/anti dependence of the 13C NMR chemical shifts in simple amides

Ding Jiao, Michael Barfield, Victor J Hruby

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The syn/anti dependences of the alkyl 13C chemical shifts provide a useful probe of stereochemistry around the amide bonds in peptides and proteins. To investigate these dependences the ab initio IGLO method was used to obtain the 13C chemical shielding for the following series of amide molecules as models for the peptide bond: syn‐ and anti‐N‐methylformamide (NMF), cis‐ and trans‐N‐methylacetamide (NMA), N,N‐dimethylformamide (DMF) and N,N‐dimethylacetamide (DMA). Molecular geometries for shielding calculations are optimized ones at the HF/6–31G* level. Good correlations were observed between the calculated 13C chemical shift results and the experimental data. The syn/anti dependence of 13C chemical shifts around amide bonds is perdicted either with double‐ζ or triple‐ζ quality basis sets. Based on an analysis of the paramagnetic bond contributions (PBC) to the chemical shieldings, it is concluded that the syn/anti dependence of the 13C chemical shifts in amides arises almost entirely from the PBC of the syn and anti NC bonds, and is completely analogous to the electronic origin for the cis/trans γ‐effect in hydrocarbons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-79
Number of pages5
JournalMagnetic Resonance in Chemistry
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

Fingerprint

Chemical shift
Amides
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Shielding
Peptides
Stereochemistry
Dynamic mechanical analysis
Hydrocarbons
Proteins
Molecules
Geometry

Keywords

  • C NMR chemical shifts
  • Ab Initio IGLO study
  • Amides
  • Syn/anti dependence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

Cite this

Ab initio IGLO study of the syn/anti dependence of the 13C NMR chemical shifts in simple amides. / Jiao, Ding; Barfield, Michael; Hruby, Victor J.

In: Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, Vol. 31, No. 1, 1993, p. 75-79.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{561f389179b140ef9d2058abdd6ffa29,
title = "Ab initio IGLO study of the syn/anti dependence of the 13C NMR chemical shifts in simple amides",
abstract = "The syn/anti dependences of the alkyl 13C chemical shifts provide a useful probe of stereochemistry around the amide bonds in peptides and proteins. To investigate these dependences the ab initio IGLO method was used to obtain the 13C chemical shielding for the following series of amide molecules as models for the peptide bond: syn‐ and anti‐N‐methylformamide (NMF), cis‐ and trans‐N‐methylacetamide (NMA), N,N‐dimethylformamide (DMF) and N,N‐dimethylacetamide (DMA). Molecular geometries for shielding calculations are optimized ones at the HF/6–31G* level. Good correlations were observed between the calculated 13C chemical shift results and the experimental data. The syn/anti dependence of 13C chemical shifts around amide bonds is perdicted either with double‐ζ or triple‐ζ quality basis sets. Based on an analysis of the paramagnetic bond contributions (PBC) to the chemical shieldings, it is concluded that the syn/anti dependence of the 13C chemical shifts in amides arises almost entirely from the PBC of the syn and anti NC bonds, and is completely analogous to the electronic origin for the cis/trans γ‐effect in hydrocarbons.",
keywords = "C NMR chemical shifts, Ab Initio IGLO study, Amides, Syn/anti dependence",
author = "Ding Jiao and Michael Barfield and Hruby, {Victor J}",
year = "1993",
doi = "10.1002/mrc.1260310116",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "31",
pages = "75--79",
journal = "Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry",
issn = "0749-1581",
publisher = "John Wiley and Sons Ltd",
number = "1",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Ab initio IGLO study of the syn/anti dependence of the 13C NMR chemical shifts in simple amides

AU - Jiao, Ding

AU - Barfield, Michael

AU - Hruby, Victor J

PY - 1993

Y1 - 1993

N2 - The syn/anti dependences of the alkyl 13C chemical shifts provide a useful probe of stereochemistry around the amide bonds in peptides and proteins. To investigate these dependences the ab initio IGLO method was used to obtain the 13C chemical shielding for the following series of amide molecules as models for the peptide bond: syn‐ and anti‐N‐methylformamide (NMF), cis‐ and trans‐N‐methylacetamide (NMA), N,N‐dimethylformamide (DMF) and N,N‐dimethylacetamide (DMA). Molecular geometries for shielding calculations are optimized ones at the HF/6–31G* level. Good correlations were observed between the calculated 13C chemical shift results and the experimental data. The syn/anti dependence of 13C chemical shifts around amide bonds is perdicted either with double‐ζ or triple‐ζ quality basis sets. Based on an analysis of the paramagnetic bond contributions (PBC) to the chemical shieldings, it is concluded that the syn/anti dependence of the 13C chemical shifts in amides arises almost entirely from the PBC of the syn and anti NC bonds, and is completely analogous to the electronic origin for the cis/trans γ‐effect in hydrocarbons.

AB - The syn/anti dependences of the alkyl 13C chemical shifts provide a useful probe of stereochemistry around the amide bonds in peptides and proteins. To investigate these dependences the ab initio IGLO method was used to obtain the 13C chemical shielding for the following series of amide molecules as models for the peptide bond: syn‐ and anti‐N‐methylformamide (NMF), cis‐ and trans‐N‐methylacetamide (NMA), N,N‐dimethylformamide (DMF) and N,N‐dimethylacetamide (DMA). Molecular geometries for shielding calculations are optimized ones at the HF/6–31G* level. Good correlations were observed between the calculated 13C chemical shift results and the experimental data. The syn/anti dependence of 13C chemical shifts around amide bonds is perdicted either with double‐ζ or triple‐ζ quality basis sets. Based on an analysis of the paramagnetic bond contributions (PBC) to the chemical shieldings, it is concluded that the syn/anti dependence of the 13C chemical shifts in amides arises almost entirely from the PBC of the syn and anti NC bonds, and is completely analogous to the electronic origin for the cis/trans γ‐effect in hydrocarbons.

KW - C NMR chemical shifts

KW - Ab Initio IGLO study

KW - Amides

KW - Syn/anti dependence

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84989005760&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84989005760&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1002/mrc.1260310116

DO - 10.1002/mrc.1260310116

M3 - Article

VL - 31

SP - 75

EP - 79

JO - Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

JF - Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry

SN - 0749-1581

IS - 1

ER -