The first synthesis of functionalized oxacalix[4]crown ethers

Viktor Csokai, Balázs Kulik, István Bitter

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O-alkylation and cyclization of 25,27-dihydroxy-4,6,16,18-tetranitro- oxacalix[4]arene were performed with mono- and bifunctional alkylating agents under basic conditions. In this way several 1,3-alt oxacalix[4]crown-4, 5 and 6 ethers were synthesized and characterized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-115
Number of pages5
JournalSupramolecular Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2006


  • Alkylation
  • Crown ethers
  • Cyclization
  • Oxacalix[4]arene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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