A Survey of Interaction in Some Macrocyclic Compounds

Author(s): Hiroyuki Takemura.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 9 , Issue 6 , 2005

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The construction of biomolecular, supramolecular, nano-molecular structures and host-guest interaction occurs by composite of many interactions, i.e., electrostatic, cation-dipole, hydrogen bond, van der Waals, π-_π , cation-π, XH-π, etc. Some of these can be seen in host-guest chemistry, sometimes in almost pure form: the convergence of binding sites and rigid geometry, and isolated environments make it possible. In this review, the author shows several interactions observed in host-guest complexes. The macropolycyclic compounds, composed of aromatic rings and hetero atoms, formed various kinds of inclusion complexes and these contain several interaction, i.e., cation-dipole (-O×××M+, -N×××M+, CF ×××M+), hydrogen bond (-N×××HX, C-F×××HX), Ag-Ag metal bond, cation-π, and coordination bond.

Keywords: cation-dipole interaction, nitrogen, diethyleneoxa, azacyclophane, deprotonation, complexation, macrocyclic compounds, coulombic interaction, nmr, hydrocarbon

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Year: 2005
Page: [521 - 533]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/1385272053544371
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