The synthesis and properties of a calixarene-based 'sugar bowl'

Patrick Linnane, Tony D. James, Seiji Shinkai

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A novel calix-diboronic acid 1 has been synthesised which can detect saccharides at neutral pH in aqueous media; the binding events are sensitively monitored by changes in the fluorescence intensity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1997-1998
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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