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Synthesis of meso-2,2’-bipyridyl-substituted calix[4]arenes and their response to metal cations

T. D. Moseev, A. F. Khasanov, M. V. Varaksin, D. S. Kopchuk, I. S. Kovalev, O. S. Taniya, M. Rahman, S. Santra, G. V. Zyryanov, O. N. Chupakhin, V. N. Charushin


A convenient synthetic approach to meso-substituted with 2,2’-bipyridine and 1-(pyridin-2-yl)isoquinoline residues calix[4]arenes is reported. This approach involves the reaction of generated in situ 2-lithio-calix[4]arene with 1,2,4-triazine precursor with the following aromatization of the obtained adduct, and the aza-Diels-Alder reaction of the 1,2,4-triazinyl-substituted calix[4]arene with 2,5-norbornadien or in-situ generated 1,2-dehydrobenzene. The UV/fluorescence response of thus obtained meso-pyridyl-substituted calix[4]arenes to metal cations is studied.


calix[4]arene; 1,2,4-triazines; aza-Diels-Alder reaction; 2,2’-bipyridines; visual cations detection

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