Self-assembled receptors that stereoselectively recognize a saccharide

Tsutomu Ishi-i, Miguel A. Mateos-Timoneda, Peter Timmerman, Mercedes Crego-Calama, David N. Reinhoudt, Seiji Shinkai

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Sweet selection: Stereoselective recognition of carbohydrates has now been achieved by a receptor self-assembled through hydrogen bonds. The receptor, which is present as a racemic mixture of the P and M helices, is amplified in the mixture by the addition of a chiral guest (see schematic representation).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2300-2305
Number of pages6
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - May 25 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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