The complexing properties of a chiral 18-crown-6 derivative incorporating a 2,5-anhydro-d-mannitol residue. A constitutional and stereochemical means of enhancing complexation

J. Anthony Haslegrave*, J. Fraser Stoddart, David J. Thompson

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Abstract

Measurements of both a thermodynamic and kinetic nature establish that an 18-crown-6 derivative incorporating a 'chiral diethyleneglycol' unit in the shape of a 2,5-anhydro-D-mannitol residue forms extremely strong complexes with alkali metal, NH+ 4, and RNH+ 3 ions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2279-2282
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume20
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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