Self-inclusion of proline-functionalised calix[4]arene leads to hydrogelation

C.Y. Goh, Thomas Becker, D.H. Brown, Brian Skelton, F. Jones, M. Mocerino, M.I. Ogden

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Solution-phase and solid-state structural studies indicate that the remarkable hydrogelation properties of a proline-functionalised calix[4] arene emerge as a result of extended helical structures formed via inclusion of a proline moiety in a neighbouring calixarene cavity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6057-6059
JournalChemical Communications
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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