Selective sulfate binding induces helical folding of an indolocarbazole oligomer in solution and solid state

Jun Il Kim, Hemraj Juwarker, Xinfang Liu, Myoung Soo Lah, Kyu Sung Jeong

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Hydrogen bonding to anions drives the helical folding of an indolocarbazole oligomer, thus resulting in an internal cavity with six NHs and two OHs for binding sulfate with high selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)764-766
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 26


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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