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Recent synthetic transport systems

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Abstract

This critical review covers progress with synthetic transport systems, particularly ion channels and pores, between January 2006 and December 2009 in a comprehensive manner. This is the third part of a series launched in the year 2000, covering a rich collection of structural and functional motifs that should appeal to a broad audience of non-specialists, including to organic, biological, supramolecular and polymer chemists. Impressive breakthroughs have been achieved over the past four years in part because of a fruitful expansion toward new types of interactions, including metal–organic, π–π, aromatic electron donor–acceptor, anion–π or anion–macrodipole interactions as well as dynamic covalent bonds (169 references).

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The article was received on 13 Dec 2010 and first published on 09 Mar 2011


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C0CS00209G
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011,40, 2453-2474

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    Recent synthetic transport systems

    S. Matile, A. Vargas Jentzsch, J. Montenegro and A. Fin, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 2453
    DOI: 10.1039/C0CS00209G

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