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Sensors 2006, 6(8), 978-1017; doi:10.3390/s6080978

Tripodal Receptors for Cation and Anion Sensors

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Chemo & Biosensors Group, School of Pharmacy, University of Jember, Jember 68121 Indonesia
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Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry and Technology, MESA+ Research Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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Received: 9 May 2006 / Accepted: 3 July 2006 / Published: 24 August 2006
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Supramolecular Sensors)

Abstract

This review discusses different types of artificial tripodal receptors for the selectiverecognition and sensing of cations and anions. Examples on the relationship between structure andselectivity towards cations and anions are described. Furthermore, their applications as potentiometricion sensing are emphasised, along with their potential applications in optical sensors or optodes.
Keywords: Tripodal Ionophores; Ion Recognition; Ion Receptors. Tripodal Ionophores; Ion Recognition; Ion Receptors.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Kuswandi, B.; N/a, N.; Verboom, W.; Reinhoudt, D.N. Tripodal Receptors for Cation and Anion Sensors. Sensors 2006, 6, 978-1017.

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