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    • Keywords


      Thiacalix[4]arene; aromatic; synthesis; complexation; dye.

    • Abstract


      Click reaction of alkynylthiacalix[4]arene with ethyl 2-azidoacetate, followed by ammonolysis with hydrazine hydrate and Schiff-base condensation with benzaldehyde or salicyic aldehyde, afforded two novel thiacalix[4]arene derivatives containing multiple aromatic groups in yields of 86% and 90%. Their complexation properties for four organic dyes were investigated by liquid-liquid extraction experiments, complexation UV-Vis spectra and mass spectrum. The highest extraction percentage was 97% for Neutral red. The UV- Vis spectra and ESI-MS spectrum indicated the 1:1 complexes in DMSO solution. The association constants were as high as 1∼ 8 × 104 M−1. These complexation experiments showed that thiacalix[4]arene receptors possess excellent complexation capabilities for dyes.

    • Author Affiliations


      Chuang Yang1 Zusheng Wang1 Hongyu Guo1 Ziyu Jiao1 Fafu Yang1 2

      1. College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350007, P. R. China
      2. Fujian Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials, Fuzhou 350007, P. R. China
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