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Switching the hydrophilicity of a solute

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An amidine appendage gives a solute switchable hydrophilicity. Upon the introduction of CO2 gas, a hydrophobic solute can turn into a hydrophilic solute, with the corresponding partition coefficient changed by over 2 orders of magnitude.

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The article was received on 28 Nov 2008, accepted on 05 Jan 2009 and first published on 15 Jan 2009

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B821239B
Citation: Green Chem., 2009,11, 307-308
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    Switching the hydrophilicity of a solute

    L. Phan and P. G. Jessop, Green Chem., 2009, 11, 307
    DOI: 10.1039/B821239B

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