Synthesis of a sugar-aza-crown ether-based cavitand as a selective fluorescent chemosensor for Cu2+ ion

Yu Chi Hsieh, Jiun Ly Chir, Hsiu Han Wu, Chao QI Guo, An-Tai Wu

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A chemosensor based upon the sugar-aza-crown ether 7 with one anthracenetriazolymethyl moiety was prepared and its fluoroionophoric properties toward transition metal ions were investigated. Chemosensor 7 exhibits highly selective recognition toward Cu2+ ion among a series of tested metal ions in MeOH solution. The association constant for 7*Cu2+ in MeOH solution was calculated to be 2.5 × 104 M-1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 6


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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