Syntheses and cation complexation studies of new cavitand derivatives

Moonsuk Kang, Kyung Kim Sook, Bong Gu Kang, Duk Lee Kap, Juyoung Yoon

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A series of new cavitands containing four esters, nitriles, 2-pyridyl, or 3-pyridyl groups were synthesized from tetrahydroxycavitand. Their binding properties towards various metal ions are investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-159
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Inclusion Phenomena
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Aug 2003

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Dongguk University Fund.


  • Alkali cation
  • Cavitand
  • Complexation
  • Ionophore
  • Recognition
  • Resorcinarene


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