Thiacalix[4]tube: synthesis, X-ray crystal structure and preliminary binding studies

Susan E. Matthews, Vitor Felix, Michael G. B. Drew, Paul D. Beer

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Abstract

The calix [4] tube family of ionophores has been extended to encompass the slightly larger thiacalix [4] tube. H-1 NMR and crystallographic studies show the ligand to adopt a flexible C-2v flattened cone arrangement. However, in contrast to the parent calix [4] tube, preliminary binding studies show no selectivity for potassium, in agreement with the absence of a template effect in tube formation and molecular modelling studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1355-1358
Number of pages4
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Volume25
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • METAL
  • SELECTIVITY
  • SULFUR

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