A gemini guest triggers the self-assembly of a calixarene capsule in water at neutral pH

Carmela Bonaccorso, Carmelo Sgarlata, Giulia Grasso, Valeria Zito, Domenico Sciotto, Giuseppe Arena

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Abstract

A gemini guest having both aromatic units and negative charges induces the self-assembling of a homodimeric capsule when interacting with a positively charged calixarene at pH 7.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6117-6119
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 7 2011

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Calixarenes
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  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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A gemini guest triggers the self-assembly of a calixarene capsule in water at neutral pH. / Bonaccorso, Carmela; Sgarlata, Carmelo; Grasso, Giulia; Zito, Valeria; Sciotto, Domenico; Arena, Giuseppe.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 47, No. 21, 07.06.2011, p. 6117-6119.

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Bonaccorso, Carmela ; Sgarlata, Carmelo ; Grasso, Giulia ; Zito, Valeria ; Sciotto, Domenico ; Arena, Giuseppe. / A gemini guest triggers the self-assembly of a calixarene capsule in water at neutral pH. In: Chemical Communications. 2011 ; Vol. 47, No. 21. pp. 6117-6119.
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