Chapter 5. Molecular Containers in Action

  1. Prof. Dr. Thomas Schrader2,3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Andrew D. Hamilton4
  1. Dmitry M. Rudkevich

Published Online: 28 OCT 2005

DOI: 10.1002/352760572X.ch5

Functional Synthetic Receptors

Functional Synthetic Receptors

How to Cite

Rudkevich, D. M. (2005) Molecular Containers in Action, in Functional Synthetic Receptors (eds T. Schrader and A. D. Hamilton), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760572X.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Philipps-Universität Marburg Fachbereich Chemie, Hans-Meerwein-Strasse, 35032 Marburg, Germany

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Marburg University, Hans-Meerwein-Straße, 35032 Marburg, Germany

  3. 4

    Yale University, Department of Chemistry, Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, 225 Prospect Street, P.O. Box 208 107, New Haven, CT 06520, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019–0065, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306558

Online ISBN: 9783527605729

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Keywords:

  • functional synthetic receptors;
  • molecular containers;
  • variety of molecular containers;
  • chemistry inside capsules;
  • storage of information inside capsules;
  • materials and sensors by encapsulation;
  • biologically relevant encapsulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Variety of Molecular Containers

  • Chemistry Inside Capsules

    • Observing Unusual Species Through Encapsulation

    • Changing Reaction Rates by Encapsulation

    • Encapsulated Reagents

  • Storage of Information Inside Capsules

  • Materials and Sensors by Encapsulation

    • Molecular Containers as Sensors and Sensing Materials

    • Supramolecular Polymers

  • Biologically Relevant Encapsulation

    • Entrapment of Biologically Active Guests

    • Encapsulation of Gases

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgment

  • References