Does the calixarene cavity recognise the size of guest molecules? On the 'hole-size selectivity' in water-soluble calixarenes

Seiji Shinkai, Koji Araki, Osamu Manabe

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Abstract

The binding constants of three p-sulphonatocalix[n]arenes (n = 4,6, and 8) for neutral guest molecules were determined in an aqueous system; the results established that the calixarene cavity can recognise the size of guest molecules.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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