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Host–guest chemistry of calixarene capsules

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Abstract

Reversible encapsulation is one of the more recent forms of molecular recognition. Small molecule targets are completely surrounded by larger molecular assemblies and steric barriers keep the guest from escaping the host. Calix[4]arenes make useful modules for capsule construction and the review traces their history. Applications in physical organic chemistry, materials science and spectroscopy are described.

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Submitted
24 Dec 1999
Accepted
27 Jan 2000
First published
07 Mar 2000

Chem. Commun., 2000, 637-643
Article type
Feature Article

Host–guest chemistry of calixarene capsules

J. Rebek, Jr., Chem. Commun., 2000, 637
DOI: 10.1039/A910339M

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