Calixarenes in the Nanoworld / Edition 1

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This book provides a timely review of both the current state of knowledge and the exciting prospects offered by calixarenes in nanotechnology. The book incorporates several review articles defining the importance of calixarenes as reagents in nanochemistry. Calixarenes in the Nanoworld is designed for a broad audience of professionals in universities, research institutions, and industries engaged in the production of high-tech materials.

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"The title of this book aptly describes its contents and the prominent role that calixarenes have played in the rapid development of nanotechnology and material science over the past few years. … In addition, the large number of contemporary and relevant citations to the literature makes this a helpful reference book. … Overall, the book will inspire scientists in many disciplines to explore the wondrous potential of this versatile family of molecules." (Michael T. Blanda, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 129 (21), 2007)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048172580
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 395
  • Product dimensions: 0.84 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Introductory chapter.- Calixdendrimers.- Molecular tubes derived of calixarenes.- Catenated calixarenes.- Capsules and catenands.- Calixarenes as Cluster Keepers.- Calixarenes and C60.- Calixarene-Based Nanoporous Supramolecular Architectures.- Calixarenes on molecular printboards: multivalent binding, surface patterning, and capsule formation.- Calixarene-based Supramolecular Materials for Sensing and Fixation of Gases.- Enzyme models.- Supramolecular and Biomimetic Properties of Peptido- and Glycocalixarenes.- Fluorescent calixarene-based sensors.- Nanoprotein sensing.- Pharmaceutical applications of calixarenes.

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