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Probing the Na+ binding site in a calix[4]areneguanosine conjugate dimer by solid-state 23Na NMR and quantum chemical calculation

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Abstract

Using solid-state 23Na NMR and quantum chemical calculations we have found that the Na+ ion bound to a calix[4]areneguanosine conjugate dimer resides slightly above the G-quartet plane and simultaneously coordinates to a water molecule in a square-pyramidal (penta-coordination) geometry.

Graphical abstract: Probing the Na+ binding site in a calix[4]arene–guanosine conjugate dimer by solid-state 23Na NMR and quantum chemical calculation

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The article was received on 12 Jan 2009, accepted on 24 Feb 2009 and first published on 19 Mar 2009


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B900442D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2009, 2154-2156
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    Probing the Na+ binding site in a calix[4]areneguanosine conjugate dimer by solid-state 23Na NMR and quantum chemical calculation

    A. Wong, F. W. Kotch, I. C. M. Kwan, J. T. Davis and G. Wu, Chem. Commun., 2009, 2154
    DOI: 10.1039/B900442D

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