Lanthanide-induced helical arrays of [{Co(III) sepulchrate} ∩ {p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene}] supermolecules

Christopher B. Smith, Leonard J. Barbour, Mohamed Makha, Colin L. Raston, Alexandre N. Sobolev

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In the presence of lanthanide ions, a Co(III) sepulchrate cation [Co(diHOsar)]3+ and sodium p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene form a 1: 1 host-guest complex which is self-assembled into a zeolite-like lattice network comprised of parallel, single stranded helices.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)950-952
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes


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