Advances in anion supramolecular chemistry : from recognition to chemical applications

Evans, Nicholas H. and Beer, Paul D. (2014) Advances in anion supramolecular chemistry : from recognition to chemical applications. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53 (44). pp. 11716-11754. ISSN 1433-7851

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Since the start of this millennium, remarkable progress in the binding and sensing of anions has been taking place, driven in part by discoveries in the use of hydrogen bonding, as well as the previously under-exploited anion–π interactions and halogen bonding. However, anion supramolecular chemistry has developed substantially beyond anion recognition, and now encompasses a diverse range of disciplines. Dramatic advance has been made in the anion-templated synthesis of macrocycles and interlocked molecular architectures, while the study of transmembrane anion transporters has flourished from almost nothing into a rapidly maturing field of research. The supramolecular chemistry of anions has also found real practical use in a variety of applications such as catalysis, ion extraction, and the use of anions as stimuli for responsive chemical systems.

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Evans, N. H. and Beer, P. D. (2014), Advances in Anion Supramolecular Chemistry: From Recognition to Chemical Applications. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53: 11716-11754. Which has been published in final form at: This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley-VCH Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.
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