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Sensors 2002, 2(10), 397-416; doi:10.3390/s21000397
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Calixarene-Based Molecules for Cation Recognition

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Institute of Chemistry/Inorg. and Analyt. Chem., Freie Universitaet Berlin, Fabeckstr. 34-36, 14195 Berlin, Germany
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Received: 24 September 2002 / Accepted: 1 October 2002 / Published: 11 October 2002
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ion Sensors)
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Abstract

This review discusses molecular design principles of calixarene-type macrocycles for ion recognition and gives examples on the relationship between structure and selectivity, however without attempting to cover all the different approaches.
Keywords: Macrocycles; Cyclophanes; Calixarenes; Ion Recognition Macrocycles; Cyclophanes; Calixarenes; Ion Recognition
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Ludwig, R.; Dzung, N.T.K. Calixarene-Based Molecules for Cation Recognition. Sensors 2002, 2, 397-416.

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