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N-methylation of macrobicycles reduces encapsulation ability

Derossi, Sofia; Farrell, David T.; Harding, Charles J.; McKee, Vickie and Nelson, Jane (2007). N-methylation of macrobicycles reduces encapsulation ability. Dalton Transactions(18) pp. 1762–1772.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b617907j
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Abstract

N-methylation alters the conformation of octa-azacryptands leaving them unable to use all potential N-donors to coordinate copper(II) and anionic guests. This restriction, in the presence of other donors, normally results in exogenous coordination, with the exception of carbonate complexes, where two O-donors from the bridging anion along with three N-donors from the cryptand serve, in this series uniquely, to retain a pair of copper(II) ions within the basket-shaped cavity.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1477-9226
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Item ID: 7628
Depositing User: Charlie Harding
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2009 06:05
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7628
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