Oxacalix[n]hetarene is the sub class of calixarene in which oxygen atom replaces the methylene bridge.
Oxacalix[n]hetarene compounds represent an interesting class of supramolecules/macrocycles in the last decade,
and its chemistry has been elongated to include various derivatives. This review article summarizes the synthesis of
oxacalix[n]hetarene compounds and their derivatives, conformational analysis as well as their applications.
Keywords: Applications/molecular recognition, conformational analysis, oxacalixarene.
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