Solvent induced selectivity switching in aromatic-anion binding molecular receptors

Jozef Hodyl, Stephen Lincoln, Kevin Wainwright

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    Abstract

    Selectivity reversal within a series of hydroxy-substituted benzoates can be induced simply by changing from an aqueous to a non-aqueous environment when using a cyclen derived molecular receptor offering two alternative guest binding mechanisms. Graphical Abstract: Selectivity reversal within a series of hydroxy-substituted benzoates can be induced simply by changing from an aqueous to a non-aqueous environment when using a cyclen derived molecular receptor offering two alternative guest binding mechanisms.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)483-487
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry
    Volume67
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010

    Keywords

    • Association constants
    • Cyclen derivatives
    • Hydroxybenzoates
    • Inclusion complex
    • Solvent effects

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