Drastic effects of the second coordination sphere on neutral vs. anionic guest binding to a biomimetic Cu(II) center embedded in a calix[6]aza-cryptand

Izzet G., Zeng X., Akdas H., Marrot J., Reinaud O.

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, no.8, pp.810-812, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1039/b613564a
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.810-812
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: No


A calix[6] arene capped by a tmpa unit provides Cu(II) funnel complexes that, for the first time, accept not only neutral guest ligands but also anionic ones such as a hydroxide, which is due to a small conformational change in the calixarene cone.