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Folding of Long-Chain Alkanediammonium Ions Promoted by a Cucurbituril Derivative

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posted on 19.06.2008, 00:00 authored by Wei-Hao Huang, Peter Y. Zavalij, Lyle Isaacs
We report the isolation and characterization of two top−bottom differentiated CB[n]-type receptors, namely ns-CB[6] and cucurbituril derivative 2, which display diastereoselective recognition toward unsymmetrical guests. Compound 2 also promotes the back-folding of long chain alkanediammonium ions in water.