Anion control of ligand self-recognition in a triple helical array

L.P. Harding, J.C. Jeffery, T. Riis-Johannessen, C.R. Rice, Z. Zeng

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Self-assembly of the ligand L1 with Co2+ into a dinuclear triple helicate [Co2(L1)3]4+ produces an anion binding pocket which encapsulates perchlorate anions. Furthermore we demonstrate how this ability to bind anions can control ligand self-recognition properties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)654-655
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 2004


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