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Durham University

Department of Chemistry

Publication details for Prof. Ritu Kataky

Filby, M.H., Humphries, T.D., Turner, D.R., Kataky, R., Kruusma, J. & Steed, J.W. (2006). Modular assembly of a preorganised, ditopic receptor for dicarboxylates. Chemical communications 2006(2): 156-158.

Author(s) from Durham


Two types of calix[4]arene derived hosts for anions with, respectively, 1,3-alternate and cone conformations have been prepared; the 1,3-alternate system binds dicarboxylate anions in a ditopic manner while the cone compounds are deprotonated by carboxylates.