Enantiodifferentiation of chiral cationic cages using trapped achiral BF4 - anions as chirotopic probes

Richard Frantz, Christopher S. Grange, Nawal K. Al-Rasbi, Michael D. Ward, Jérôme Lacour

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The addition of enantiopure TRISPHAT anions to chiral cationic cages of type [Co4(L)6(BF4)]7+ leads to the enantiodifferentiation of the ligands of the racemic salts and, even more effectively, of the achiral tetrafluoroborate anion trapped inside.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1459-1461
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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