On-off-switched crown ether-metal ion complexation by photoinduced intramolecular ammonium group 'tail-biting'

Seiji Shinkai, Midori Ishihara, Kaori Ueda, Osamu Manabe

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Abstract

A new photoresponsive crown ether with an ammonium-group tail was synthesised in which the ion-binding ability changes in response to photoirradiation because of competitive intramolecular 'tail-biting' in the cis-form produced by photoisomerisation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)727-729
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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