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Sensors 2006, 6(8), 978-1017; doi:10.3390/s6080978
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Tripodal Receptors for Cation and Anion Sensors

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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.
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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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