5. Heterocalixarenes and Calixnaphthalenes

  1. Frank Davis and
  2. Séamus Higson

Published Online: 22 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470980200.ch5

Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications

Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications

How to Cite

Davis, F. and Higson, S. (2011) Heterocalixarenes and Calixnaphthalenes, in Macrocycles: Construction, Chemistry and Nanotechnology Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470980200.ch5

Author Information

  1. Cranfield Health, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714621

Online ISBN: 9780470980200

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Keywords:

  • heterocalixarenes and calixnaphthalenes;
  • calixarenes, cyclic oligomers formed - condensation of substituted phenols with formaldehyde;
  • larger naphthol aromatics - identical condensation reactions with formaldehyde;
  • calixnaphthalenes - naphthols and condensation reactions;
  • tropolone-based macrocycles - and expanded calix[N]naphthalenes;
  • calixfurans - not just benzene rings, condensation reactions with formaldehyde;
  • calixpyrroles, cyclic tetramers - other ring sizes known;
  • chemical modification of calixpyrroles;
  • confused calixpyrroles - reaction via 2, 4-positions, and N-confused calixpyrroles;
  • calixindoles, calixpyridines and calixthiophenes - calixpyridines, not synthesised directly, forming ring expansion reaction of calixpyrroles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Calixnaphthalenes

  • Tropolone-Based Macrocycles

  • Calixfurans

  • Calixpyrroles

  • Calixindoles, Calixpyridines and Calixthiophenes

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography

  • References