Solvent dependent anion selectivity exhibited by neutral ferrocenoyl receptors

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Paul D. Beer

The nature of the solvent medium dramatically alters the anion recognition properties of a new bis(calix[4]arene) ferrocenoyl receptor L by influencing both the magnitude of stability constants and the anion binding selectivity trend the receptor displays.


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