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Hybrid Cavitand−Resorcin[4]arene Receptor for the Selective Binding of Choline and Related Compounds in Protic Media

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posted on 2006-08-03, 00:00 authored by Pablo Ballester, M. Angeles Sarmentero
A hybrid cavitand−resorcin[4]arene receptor capable of displaying pH-modulated binding affinity toward trimethylalkylammonium ions is proposed as an alternative to the low selectivity exhibited by other receptors used in supramolecular fluorescent sensor systems for choline.