Triazole-bearing calixpyrroles: Strong halide binding affinities through multiple N-H and C-H hydrogen bonds

Hyeongcheol Kim, Kyeong Im Hong, Jeong Heon Lee, Philjae Kang, Moon Gun Choi, Woo Dong Jang

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Triazole-bearing calixpyrroles (TCPs) were synthesized as artificial anion binding receptors. The additional C-H⋯X hydrogen bonding interaction induced strong binding affinity towards halide ions. Using this strong binding affinity, Cl- was successfully extracted from the aqueous to organic phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10863-10865
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number77
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan 1


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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