Anion complexation via C–H centerdot center dot X interactions using a palladacyclic receptor

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  • Robin B Bedford
  • Michael Betham
  • Craig P Butts
  • Simon J Coles
  • Michael B Hursthouse
  • P Noelle Scully
  • Yasmine Willener

Colleges, School and Institutes


A novel organometallic receptor binds anions in solution and in the solid state, with complexes stabilised through a series of C-H center dot center dot center dot X interactions, as evidenced by H-1 NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography and computational models.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2429-31
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008