Pyridine Directed Assembly of Di-O-Alkyl-tris-p-Carboxylatocalix[4]arenes

Stuart Kennedy, India E. Dodgson, Christine M. Beavers, Simon J. Teat, Scott J. Dalgarno

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Abstract

Crystallization of four di-O-alkyl-tris-p-carboxylatocalix[4]arenes from a series of pyridine derivatives has been carried out to investigate the effect of introducing alkyl groups around the pyridine guest/template. Where single crystals were obtained, for 12 of 24 possible structures, in all but one case the calixarenes assemble with the pyridine derivative into hydrogen-bonded head-to-head dimers within extended bilayer or nanotubular arrays.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)688-697
Number of pages10
JournalCrystal Growth and Design
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2012

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