Naphthocage: A Flexible yet Extremely Strong Binder for Singly Charged Organic Cations

F. Jia, H. Hupatz, L.-P. Yang, H.V. Schröder, D.-H. Li, S. Xin, D. Lentz, F. Witte, X. Xie, B. Paulus, C.A. Schalley, W. Jiang – 2019

We report a quite flexible naphthol-based cage (so-called “naphthocage”) which adopts a self-inclusion conformation in its free state and is able to bind singly charged organic cations extremely strongly (Ka > 107 M-1). Ion-selective electrodes prepared with this naphtocage show a super-Nernstian response to acetylcholine. In addition, the highly stable complex (1010 M-1) between ferrocenium and the naphthocage can be switched elec-trochemically, which lays a basis for its application in stimuli-responsive materials.

Titel
Naphthocage: A Flexible yet Extremely Strong Binder for Singly Charged Organic Cations
Verfasser
F. Jia, H. Hupatz, L.-P. Yang, H.V. Schröder, D.-H. Li, S. Xin, D. Lentz, F. Witte, X. Xie, B. Paulus, C.A. Schalley, W. Jiang
Datum
2019-02-20
Kennung
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b00445
Zitierweise
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 4468-4473
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