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Calixarenes and cations

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The synthesis in 1985 by the group led by Tony McKervey of numerous calix[4]arene derivatives capable of acting as neutral, multidentate ligands proved to be a seminal step in the development of various applications of calixarenes as metal–ion binding agents.

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The article was received on 03 Dec 2012, accepted on 08 Jan 2013 and first published on 08 Jan 2013

Article type: Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC38667H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 1578-1580
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    Calixarenes and cations

    J. Harrowfield, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1578
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC38667H

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