Ten defined chiral centers are present in the metallacrown-5 complex that is assembled in a one-step reaction from L-tyrosinehydroxamic acid, Cu(II), and Gd(III). Nitrate ions bind selectively to this complex in a cavity of dimension 776 Å3, while chloride binds to the outer face (see picture).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Aug 4 2000|
- Host-guest chemistry
- Macrocyclic ligands
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