Polymer-supported cationic templates for molecular recognition of anionic hosts in water

P. Besenius, P.A.G. Cormack, R.F. Ludlow, S.R. Otto, D.C. Sherrington

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Translocating solution-phase molecular recognition of oppositely charged hosts and guests to the solid phase represents a major challenge; we report a successful immobilisation strategy which allows selective host-guest interactions in water unencumbered by unwanted ion exchange-type interactions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2809-2811
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • dynamic combinatorial chemistry
  • drive chemical evolution
  • dna-binding compounds
  • supramolecular chemistry
  • macrocyclic disulfides
  • sensor arrays
  • amplification
  • selection
  • receptor
  • libraries

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