Light-driven ion-transport mediated by a photo-responsive bis(crown ether)

Seiji Shinkai, Toshiyuki Ogawa, Takahiro Nakaji, Osamu Manabe

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The photo-responsive bis(crown ether) (1) acts as a mediator for (i) photo-controlled, selective ion-extraction and (ii) acceleration and deceleration of ion-transport rates by light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-377
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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