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A new stepwise synthesis of a family of propylamines derived from diatom silaffins and their activity in silicification

Annenkov, V V and Patwardhan, S V and Belton, D and Danilovtseva, E N and Perry, C C (2006) A new stepwise synthesis of a family of propylamines derived from diatom silaffins and their activity in silicification. Chemical Communications (London) (14). pp. 1521-1523. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

A new method for the stepwise synthesis of propylamines containing fragments of N-methyl propylamine as found in diatom bioextracts is presented and their activity in silicic acid condensation is described.