Cation/anion recognition by a partially substituted lower rim calix[4]arene hydroxyamide, a ditopic receptor.

The complexation ability of a partially substituted lower rim calix[4]arene hydroxyamide derivative, 25,27-bis[N-(2-hydroxy-1,1-bishydroxymethylethyl)amino- carbonylmethoxy]calix[4]arene-26,28-diol, 1, for cations and anions was investigated through (1)H NMR, conductometry, spectrophotometry, and calorimetry in dipolar aprotic media. (1)H NMR studies of 1… (More)