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1.D.50 The Amphiphilic bis-Catechol Anion Transporter (AC-AT) Family 

Amphiphilic bis-catechols function as transmembrane anion transporters with activity dependent on the catechol's substitutions and amphiphilicity (Berezin and Davis 2009). A liposomal assay that allows one to readily measure anion transport selectivity revealed that anion transport selectivity for this amphiphilic bis-catechol follows a Hofmeister sequence wherein anions that are easier to dehydrate are made more permeable to the membrane by the catechol.

References associated with 1.D.50 family:

Berezin, S.K. and J.T. Davis. (2009). Catechols as membrane anion transporters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131: 2458-2459. 19191561