Molecular design of calix[4]arene-based fluorescent hosts

Izuo Aoki, Toru Sakaki, Satoru Tsutsui, Seiji Shinkai

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Calix[4]arenes having two fluorescent pyrenes on the lower rim were synthesized. In response to inclusion of guest molecules, the ratio of monomer vs. excimer emission changed sensitively. The results offer a new sensory system designed on the basis of calix[4]arenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-92
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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