Crown Compounds: Toward Future Applications / Edition 1

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The chemistry of crown ethers and crown-like compounds is about twenty-five years old. It is a good time not only to assess the development of the field but also to map out where crown-compound research will lead.
Top-level researchers from around the world have contributed chapters to this book, which presents state-of-the-art views on crown-compound research.
The book identifies areas of the field where, in all likelihood, research and applications will flourish.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471187837
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/27/1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 325
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Feeble Forces and Flexible Frameworks/
Redox-Active Polyether Ligands/
The Ins and Outs of Macromolecules/
Tailoring Macrocycles for Medical Applications/
Computer Modelling of Metal-Containing Macrocyclic Ligand Systems - the Present and the Future/
Design of New Macrocyclic Polyamine Ligands Beyond Cyclam to Control Redox Properties of Metal Ions/
Preorganization and Molecular Recognition in Binuclear Macrocyclic and Macrobicyclic Complexes/
Developments in the Field of Functionalized Tetraazamacrocycles/
Working on the cyclam framework to Take Advantage of the Redox Activity of the Bound Metal Center/
Towards More Preorganized Macrocycles/
Tailormade Large Molecular Cavities for the selective Complexation of Organic and Inorganic Guests/
Enantiomeric Recognition in Macrocycle-Primary Ammonium Cation Systems/
Molecule and Cation Recognition by Synthetic Host Molecules/
Synthesis and Chemistry of Macrocyclic Sulfides/
Crown Thioether Chemistry and its Biomedical Applications/
From Crowns to Torands and Beyond

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