Encapsulating zinc(ii) within a hydrophobic cavity

Deanna L. Miller, Connie C. Lu

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A new macrobicyclic ligand has been prepared, and it is shown to bind Zn 2+ on the inside. The ligand consists of a triamido(amine) motif to coordinate the metal ion and a narrow, hydrophobic channel above the metal binding site.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7464-7466
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number25
StatePublished - Jul 7 2012


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