Angewandte Chemie International Edition
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Inside Cover: Multiple Functions of Ionic Liquids in the Synthesis of Three-Dimensional Low-Connectivity Homochiral and Achiral Frameworks (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 29/2008)
Dilemma for ionic liquids which face three choices in the self-assembly of a three-dimensional homochiral or achiral low-connectivity metal–dicarboxylate framework: For example, EMIm-Es, shown in green, can undergo complete cation/anion incorporation, cation-only, or no entrapment, as described by X. Bu et al. in their Communication on page 5434 ff.