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Macromolecular Hydration: NMR Studies

  • Victor V. RodinEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35943-9_10075-2


Water is crucial to many biological, physical, and chemical processes and is most important component of natural environment (Kuntz et al. 1969; Kuntz 1971; Rodin et al. 1986; Callaghan and Lelievre 1986; Gisser and Ediger 1993; Rodin et al. 1994; Krishman 1996; Wüthrich et al. 1996). The significance of water in all aspects of environmental interactions has resulted in the development of structural models of water to describe the functionality of biological macromolecules and complexes (Kuntz et al. 1969; Kuntz 1971; Wüthrich et al. 1996; Otting 1997; Wider 1998; Szuminska et al. 2001; Van-Quynh et al. 2003; Halle 2004). The dynamic states of water at the interactions of water molecules with polymers and biopolymers were in the focus of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) studies for long period of time (Kuntz 1971; Rodin et al. 1986; Callaghan and Lelievre 1986; Rodin et al. 1994; Krishman 1996; Wüthrich et al. 1996; Otting 1997; Wider 1998; Szuminska et al. 2001;...

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  1. 1.Institute of Organic ChemistryJohannes Kepler University LinzLinzAustria

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