Calix(aza-)crowns as potential ionophores for divalent and trivalent cations

Ryszard Ostaszewski, Tieme W. Stevens, Willem Verboom, David N. Reinhoudt, Frans M. Kaspersen

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A series of calix (aza‐)crowns 6a‐f and 11a,b has been prepared by reaction of either calix dimethyl ester 4 or calix diacid dichloride 10 with an appropriate diamine. The complexation with both di‐ and trivalent cations has been qualitatively studied using fast‐atom bombardment mass spectrometry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)294-298
Number of pages5
JournalRecueil des travaux chimiques des Pays-Bas
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1991

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