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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Abstract

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
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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