Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. by the QOMCAT group

Cation-Driven Self-Assembly of a Gold(I)-Based Metallo-tweezer

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A combination of self-complementary ?–?-stacking interactions and metallophilic interactions triggered the self-assembly of a new digold(I) metallo-tweezer in the presence of several types of M+ ions. Titrations by fluorescence spectroscopy enabled the determination of the association constants of the resulting inclusion duplex complexes.

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