Synthesis of a photo-caged aminooxy alkane thiol

Rock J. Mancini, Ronald C. Li, Zachary P. Tolstyka, Heather D. Maynard

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A photo-caged aminooxy alkane thiol synthesized in 7 steps and 15% overall yield was used to form a self-assembled monolayer (SAM). Photo-deprotection on the surface was confirmed by FT-IR spectroscopy and contact angle goniometry. Conjugation of a small molecule ketone, ethyl levulinate, further confirmed the presence of aminooxy groups on the surface.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4954-4959
Number of pages6
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number23
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


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