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Molecules 2001, 6(1), 21-46; doi:10.3390/60100021
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Bile Acids as Building Blocks of Supramolecular Hosts

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Received: 20 October 2000 / Revised: 20 December 2000 / Accepted: 20 December 2000 / Published: 16 January 2001
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Abstract

A review of the use of bile acid-based compounds as building blocks for designing novel supramolecular hosts for molecular recognition is presented. Pharmacological applications and the newest spectroscopic and computational studies of bile acid derivatives are also shortly considered.
Keywords: Cyclocholates; cholaphanes; molecular clefts; molecular tweezers; molecular recognition Cyclocholates; cholaphanes; molecular clefts; molecular tweezers; molecular recognition
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Tamminen, J.; Kolehmainen, E. Bile Acids as Building Blocks of Supramolecular Hosts. Molecules 2001, 6, 21-46.

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