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A water-stable homochiral luminescent MOF constructed from an achiral acylamide-containing dicarboxylate ligand for enantioselective sensing of penicillamine

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Abstract

A water-stable homochiral luminescent metal–organic framework (HLMOF), {[Cd(L)(4,4′-bipy)]·DMA·5H2O}n (1), was obtained by a spontaneous symmetry-breaking crystallization from achiral precursors without any enantiopure auxiliary. The homochirality of 1 was confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and CD spectroscopy. Complex 1 exhibits an interesting enantioselective sensing of D/L-penicillamine in water.

Graphical abstract: A water-stable homochiral luminescent MOF constructed from an achiral acylamide-containing dicarboxylate ligand for enantioselective sensing of penicillamine

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The article was received on 01 Aug 2018, accepted on 04 Sep 2018 and first published on 04 Sep 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06274A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 10901-10904

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    A water-stable homochiral luminescent MOF constructed from an achiral acylamide-containing dicarboxylate ligand for enantioselective sensing of penicillamine

    Q. Zhang, M. Lei, F. Kong and Y. Yang, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 10901
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06274A

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