Highly stable cage-like complexes by self-assembly of tetracationic Zn(II) porphyrinates and tetrasulfonatocalix[4]arenes in polar solvents

R. Fiammengo, P. Timmerman, Feike de Jong, David Reinhoudt

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    Tetracationic Zn(II) porphyrinates and tetraanionic calix[4]arenes can be assembled in polar solvents to obtain cage-like complexes in an entropy driven process. These structures are remarkably stable even in the presence of water or competing salts.
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    Pages (from-to)2313-2314
    JournalChemical communications
    Issue number23
    Publication statusPublished - 2000


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    • IR-11677

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