Chiralpedia

Chiralpedia
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis"
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis"
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis"
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis"
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis"

Chiral Materials

“Chirality is fundamental to chemistry, molecular biology and photonics, but chirality itself is not often in the spotlight. Lewis E. MacKenzie and Patrycja Stachelek report on the 2021 Chiral Materials meeting, which explored how chirality manifests in functional materials and how it can lead to new technological applications”...


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The twists and turns of chiral chemistry

Lewis E. MacKenzie & Patrycja Stachelek
Nature Chemistry, 13, 521–522., 2021
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41557-021-00729-8
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-021-00729-8



“Chirality has been one of the core research topics in the multidisciplinary fields of materials science, chemistry, biology, medicine, and physics. The subject of chirality in nanomaterials represents one of the most dynamic areas, and it has recently emerged as a new “growth point” of nanoscience. Of particular interest, recent advances in chiral materials endow the asymmetry- breaking capability to synthesize chiral materials with tunable and reconfigurable chiroptical properties, as well as various functions and emerging applications”...


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Emerging chiral materials

Hua Kuang,Chuanlai Xu,Zhiyong Tang
Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 2005110
https://https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/adma.202005110
https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202005110


Chiral biomaterials


“Chirality is integral to biological complexity. Chiral biomolecules are central to all fundamental recognition, conformational and replication functions in biological systems. Chirality also exists in living cells and higher order biological structures. Less is known about the cellular interactions with chirality, although most living cells are imprinted with chiral-based signatures. The harnessing of molecular, supramolecular, and structural chirality has been largely overlooked in biomaterials chemistry and the engineering of biological structures for regenerative medicine”...


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Chiral molecular sieves



Chiral membranes



Chiral nanoparticles, nanosheets



Chiral Inorganic Materials