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Straight-chain alkanes template the assembly of water-soluble nano-capsules

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Abstract

Cavitand 1 is sufficiently predisposed to form nano-scale capsules in the presence of templating straight-chain hydrocarbons; quaternary complexes are formed when two copies of smaller guests are encapsulated, whilst larger guests form ternary entities.

Graphical abstract: Straight-chain alkanes template the assembly of water-soluble nano-capsules

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The article was received on 07 Jan 2007, accepted on 16 Jan 2007 and first published on 06 Feb 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B618731E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2007,0, 1635-1637

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    Straight-chain alkanes template the assembly of water-soluble nano-capsules

    C. L. D. Gibb and B. C. Gibb, Chem. Commun., 2007, 0, 1635
    DOI: 10.1039/B618731E

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