Crown Compounds; Toward Future Applications

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Designed to both stimulate and guide future research, this volume serves as a source of research ideas of crown compounds, as described by a team of internationally prominent researchers. Offering a prospective view of where the research fields of crown compounds and their applications are heading, coverage explores where likely future applications might arise and pinpoints the research--both basic and applied--necessary to bring the predictions to fruition. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560810247
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Pages: 325

Table of Contents

1 Feeble Forces and Flexible Frameworks 1
2 Redox-Active Polyether Ligands: Toward Metal Ion Isotopic Separations 27
3 The Ins and Outs of Macromolecules 41
4 Tailoring Macrocycles for Medical Applications
5 Computer Modelling of Metal-Containing Macrocyclic Ligand Systems - The Present and the Future 69
6 Design of New Macrocyclic Polyamine Ligands Beyond Cyclam to Control Redox Properties of Metal Ions 81
7 Preorganization and Molecular Recognition in Binuclear Macrocyclic and Macrobicyclic Complexes 99
8 Developments in the Field of Functionalized Tetraazamacrocycles 135
9 Working on the Cyclam framework to Take Advantage of the Redox Activity of the Bound Metal Center 147
10 Toward More Preorganized Macrocycles 167
11 Tailormade Large Molecular Cavities for the Selective Complexation of Organic and Inorganic Guests 191
12 Enantiomeric Recognition in Macrocycle-Primary Ammonium Cation Systems 207
13 Molecule and Cation Recognition by Synthetic Host Molecules 235
14 Synthesis and Chemistry of Macrocyclic Sulfides (Thiacrown Ethers) 261
15 Crown Thioether Chemistry and Its Biomedical Applications 285
16 From Crowns to Torands and Beyond 303
Index 317
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