Can calixarene esters stabilise arenediazonium ions by complexation?

Seiji Shinkai, Sayuri Edamitsu, Takashi Arimura, Osama Manabe

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Calix[6]arene ester (2; n = 6) strongly binds arenediazonium ions as do crown ethers but does not inhibit dediazoniation; showing that its inhibition by crown ethers is caused by steric effects and not reduction of the positive charge at the diazo group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1622-1624
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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