Synthesis and structural characterisation of the first bis(bora)calixarene: a selective, bidentate, fluorescent fluoride sensor

Susumu Arimori, Matthew D Davidson, Thomas M Fyles, Thomas G Hibbert, Tony D James, Gabriele I Kociok-Kohn

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Abstract

A bis(bora) calixarene, 3, the first lower-rim boron derivatised calixarene to be structurally characterised, is synthesised by the reaction of PhBCl2 with 4-tert-butylcalix[4] arene, and is demonstrated to be a sensitive and selective fluorescent fluoride sensor.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1640-1641
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Bibliographical note

Electronic supplementary information (ESI) available: synthetic and spectroscopic details for the preparation of 3; details of the fluorescence titration of 3 with F? including details on the procedure used for calculation of binding constants; and details of the crystal structure refinement. See http://www.rsc.org/suppdata/cc/b4/b404937c/

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