Cation recognition by picolyl-armed calix[4]crown-5-azacrown-5s

Jong Seung Kim, Jeong Ah Rim, Ok Jae Shon, Kwan Ho Noh, Eun Hee Kim, Chaejoon Cheong, Jacques Vicens

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A series of N-pivot calix[4]crown-5-azacrown-5 ethers substituted by 2-picolyl, 3-picolyl and benzyl groups respectively were synthesized. The nitrogen atom of the 2-picolyl group is found to participate in the silver ion complexation through three dimensional encapsulation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-54
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Inclusion Phenomena
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by a Grant from the Korea Research Foundation (KRF-2000-015-DP0246).


  • Azacrown
  • Calixarene
  • Complexation
  • NMR study

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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