A dipyrenyl calixazacrown as a selective sensor for Pb2+

Sang Hoon Kim, Abdelwaheb Hamdi, Young Hoon Lee, Joung Hae Lee, Jong Seung Kim, Jacques Vicens

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New fluorogenic calixazacrown (5) bearing two pyrene amide pendent groups has been synthesized. Based on ratiometric changes of monomer and excimer emissions, 5 has been found to act as a selective sensor for Pb2+ ion due to conformational change upon chelation of Pb2+ within 1:1 complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-137
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan


  • Calixarenes
  • Complexation
  • Detection
  • Excimer
  • Fluorescence
  • Lead

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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