Selective guest recognition by a self-assembled paramagnetic cage complex

Simon Turega, Martina Whitehead, Benjamin R. Hall, Mairi F. Haddow, Christopher A. Hunter, Michael D. Ward

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Abstract

A cubic cage complex assembled from twelve bis-bidentate ligands and eight Co(ii) ions provides a cavity that selectively recognises and binds coumarin in MeCN solution. The cage portals are large enough to allow guest exchange, but small enough to provide a kinetic trap; the cage paramagnetism facilitates detailed NMR analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2752-2754
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes

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    Turega, S., Whitehead, M., Hall, B. R., Haddow, M. F., Hunter, C. A., & Ward, M. D. (2012). Selective guest recognition by a self-assembled paramagnetic cage complex. Chemical Communications, 48(22), 2752-2754. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2cc17369g