Redox-switched crown ethers monocrown-biscrown interconversion coupled with redox of a thiol-disulfide couple

Takahide Minami, Seiji Shinkai, Osamu Manabe

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Abstract

To give a redox-switch function to crown ethers, 4′-mercaptomono-benzo-15-crown-5 (CrSH) and its oxidized disulfide form (CrSSCr) were synthesized. The solvent extraction proved that the ion affinity of CrSH is generally greater than that of CrSSCr.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5167-5170
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume23
Issue number49
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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