Australasia's Biggest Online Store

New Zealand's Lowest Prices. Guaranteed


Product Details

Promotional Information

Springer Book Archives

Table of Contents

One: History and Synthesis of Calixarenes.- Single Step Synthesis and Properties of Calixarenes.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Single Step Synthesis of Calixarenes.- 2.1. Base-Induced Procedures.- 2.2. Acid-Catalyzed Procedures.- 2.3. Thermally Induced Procedures.- 3. Synthesis of Functionalized Calixarenes.- 3.1. Introduction of Substituents on the `Lower Rim' of Phenol-Derived Calixarenes.- 3.1.1. Ester and Ether Formation with Monofunctionalized Reagents.- 3.1.2. Esterification and Etherification with Polyfunctionalized Reagents.- 3.2. Introduction of Substituents on the `Upper Rim' of Phenol-Derived Calixarenes.- 3.2.1. Dealkylation of p-Alkylcalixarenes.- 3.2.2. Electrophilic Substitution Route.- 3.2.3. p-Claisen Rearrangement Route.- 3.2.4. p-Quinonemethide Route.- 3.2.5. p-Chloromethylation Route.- 3.3. Introduction of Substituents at the `Upper Rim' of Resorcinol-Derived Calixarenes.- 3.4. Introduction of Functional Groups at the Methylene Bridges of Calixarenes.- 4. Physical Properties of Calixarenes.- 4.1. Melting Points.- 4.2. Solubilities.- 4.3. Spectral Properties of Calixarenes.- 4.3.1. Infrared Spectra.- 4.3.2. Ultraviolet Spectra.- 4.3.3. NMR Spectra.- 4.3.4. Mass Spectra.- 5. Concluding Comments.- References.- Special Calixarenes, Synthesis and Properties.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Stepwise Synthesis of Calixarenes.- 3. Fragment Condensation.- 4. Selective Functionalization.- 5. The First Acidity Constant of Calix[4]arenes.- 6. Chiral Calix[4]arenes.- 7. Bridged Calixarenes.- 8. Double Calixarenes and Future Directions.- References.- Two: X-Ray Structural Data on Calixarene Architectures.- Conformations of Calixarenes in the Crystalline State.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Conformations and Structures of Some Precursors.- 3. Conformations of Calixarenes.- 3.1. Introduction.- 3.2. Conformations of Calix[4]arenes.- 3.2.1. Calix[4]arenes with a Fourfold Axis.- 3.2.3. Calix[4]arenes with Symmetry Planes.- 3.2.3. Calix[4]arenes with a Twofold Axis.- 3.2.4. Calix[4]arenes in the Cone Conformation with No Particular Symmetry.- 3.3. Conformations of Calix[5]arenes.- 3.4. Conformations of Calix[6]arenes.- 3.4.1. Calix[6]arenes with Symmetry Planes.- 3.4.2. Calix[6]arenes in the Centrosymmetrical Conformation.- 3.5. Conformations of Calix[7]arenes.- 3.6. Conformations of Calix[8]arenes.- 3.6.1. Calix[8]arenes with Mirror Planes.- 4. Conclusion.- References.- Inclusion Properties and Host-Guest Interactions of Calixarenes in the Solid State.- 1. Introduction.- 1.1. General Considerations.- 1.2. Conformational Properties of Calixarenes in the Solid State.- 2. Conformational Preferences in Functionalized Calixarenes.- 2.1. Calix[4]arenes.- 2.2. Calix[6]arenes.- 2.3. Calix[8]arenes.- 2.4. Calixarene Cavitands.- 3. Metallocalixarenes.- 4. Calixarene Based Cation Carriers and Receptors.- 5. Molecular Inclusion of Neutral Molecules by Calixarenes.- 5.1. Intramolecular Complexes of Calixarenes.- 5.2. Cage Complexes.- 5.3. Intermolecular Complexes.- 5.4. Clathrates.- 6. Theoretical Models for the Host-Guest Interactions.- Acknowledgements.- References.- Three: Inclusion Properties of Calixarenes and Their Derivatives.- Calixarene-Based Cation Receptors and Carriers.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Calixarene Podands with Ether Chains.- 3. Calixarene Podands with Ester and Amide Groups.- 4. Calixcrowns and Calixspherands.- 5. Ionizable Calixarene Ligands.- 6. Concluding Remarks.- Acknowledgements.- References.- Chemically Modified Calixarenes as New Selective Receptors for Monovalent Cations.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Calixarenes as Receptor Substructures.- 3. Chemically Modified Calixarenes.- 4. Complexation of Alkali Cations: Phase Transfer, Stability Constants, Selectivities, and Transport.- 4.1. Calixarene Esters and Ketones.- 4.1.1. Extraction Experiments.- 4.1.2. Stability Constants.- 4.1.3. Complexation Selectivities.- 4.1.4. Ion Transport.- 4.2. Calixarene Amides.- 4.3. Calixarenes with Mixed Ligating Functional Groups.- 4.4. Relation between Physicochemical Properties and Molecular Structure.- 5. Conclusions and Perspectives.- Acknowledgements.- References.- Functionalized Calixarenes: New Applications as Catalysts, Ligands, and Host Molecules.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Syntheses of Functionalized Calixarenes.- 3. Conformational Properties.- 4. Acidity Constants of the Phenolic Hydroxyl Groups.- 5. Aggregation and Inclusion Phenomena.- 6. Chiral Calixarenes.- 7. Ionophoric Calixarenes.- 8. Conclusions.- References.- Water Soluble Calixarene Salts. A Class of Compounds with Solid-State Structures Resembling Those of Clays.- 1. Introduction.- 2. The [Calix[4]arene Sulfonate]5- Anion.- 2.1. Na5[Calix[4]arene Sulfonate].- 2.2. Other Alkali Salts.- 2.3. Transition Metals and Lanthanides.- 2.4. Inclusion of Organic Species.- 3. The [Nitrocalix[4]arene]2- Anion.- 4. The [Calix[4]arene Sulfonate Methyl Ether]4- Anion.- References.- Lanthanide Ions and Calixarenes.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Lanthanide Ions and p-fert-Butylcalixarenes.- 2.1. Synthesis and Stoichiometry.- 2.1.1. Complexes of p-tert-Butylcalix[8]arene.- 2.1.2. Complexes of p-tert-Butylcalix[6]arene.- 2.1.3. Complexes of p-tert-Butylcalix[4]arene and p-tert-Butylbishomooxacalix[4]arene.- 2.2. Solid State Structures - X-Ray Crystallography.- 2.2.1. Complexes of p-tert-Butylcalix[8]arene.- 2.2.2. Complexes of p-tert-Butylcalix[6]arene.- 2.2.3. Complexes of p-tert-Butylcalix[4]arene.- 2.3. Solution Structure.- 2.4. Luminescence Spectroscopy.- 3. Conclusions.- Acknowledgements.- References.- Four: Industrial Applications.- Industrial Applications of Calixarenes.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Recovery of Cesium.- 3. Recovery of Uranium.- 4. Further Ion Sequestering Possibilities.- 5. Ion Selective Electrodes and Field Effect Transistors.- 6. Phase Transfer Agents.- 7. Accelerators for Instant Adhesives.- 8. Ion Scavengers for Electronic Devices.- 9. Stabilizers for Organic Polymers.- 10. Separation of Neutral Organic Molecules.- 11. Hydrolysis Catalysts.- 12. Langmuir-Blodgett Films and Membranes.- 13. Polymer-Bound Calixarenes.- 14. Concluding Remarks.- References.- List of Contributors.


'This book that deals with a special class of host-guest chemistry, recognized by the 1987 Nobel Chemistry Prize Awards, should appeal to almost all chemists. Medicinal chemists, in particular, may find it a source of novel new approaches to potential therapeutic agents.' Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 35:7 1992

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » Chemistry » Organic
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Calixarenes: A Versatile Class of Macrocyclic Compounds (Topics in Inclusion Science (Closed)) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by, Inc.
Back to top