Steric Factors in the Chemistry of Polypeptides, Poly-α-Amino Acids and Proteins

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Science  01 Nov 1963:
Vol. 142, Issue 3592, pp. 577-579
DOI: 10.1126/science.142.3592.577


An application of the rule of six for the estimation of steric hindrance in reactions of dipeptides and polypeptides, and conformational preferences of polypeptides and proteins, is described.