The modular approach in supramolecular chemistry

Irene Higler, Peter Timmerman, Willem Verboom, David N. Reinhoudt

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This review describes covalent and non-covalent combinations of building blocks, e.g. calix[4]arenes, resorcin[4]arenes, cyclodextrins, porphyrins, and cyclotriveratrylenes, leading to well-defined large (receptor) molecules.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2689-2702
JournalEuropean journal of organic chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Calix[4]arenes
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Resorcin[4]arenes
  • Modular approach
  • Building blocks

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