S. Zhang, L. Grimm, Z. Miskolczy, L. Biczók, F. Biedermann, W. M. Nau, Chem. Commun. 2020, 55 (94), 14131-14134.

DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07687E




High binding constants of 19 inorganic cations with the cucurbit[n]uril homologues (CBnn = 5, 6, 7, 8) in water were determined and the far-reaching consequences and interferences of the high affinities (millimolar to micromolar) are discussed.