supramolecular chemistry


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supramolecular chemistry

[‚sü·prə·mə‚lek·yə·lər ′kem·ə·strē]
(chemistry)
A highly interdisciplinary field covering the chemical, physical, and biological features of complex chemical species held together and organized by means of intermolecular (noncovalent) bonding interactions such as hydrogen bonds, van der Waals forces, and hydrophobic interactions.
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Dietrich, "Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry," in Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry, G.
Gao, "Host-guest supramolecular chemistry of dendritic macromolecules," Current Organic Chemistry, vol.
Polymorphism "Supramolecular isomerism" is pertinent to supramolecular chemistry, and crystal engineering in the same way as isomerization is pertinent to organic molecules.
Jiang, "Cyclodextrin-based inclusion complexation bridging supramolecular chemistry and macromolecular self-assembly," Chemical Society Reviews, vol.
Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanomaterials (4 invited speakers Feb.
Our major goal is to develop new analytical methods, collect reliable data for environmental pollutants including toxic metals, dyes and trace organics, prepare new materials for removal of pollutants, investigate role of metal ions in human physiological disorders, supramolecular chemistry, lipids, functional foods, biosensors, immobilization of enzymes on metal nanoparticles and DNA biosensor technology.
"They use supramolecular chemistry, which exploits some of the lessons we have learned from the way proteins bind together in biology.
Session 2 on TPEs with Significant Bio-Content will include the following presentations: "The global market of thermoplastic elastomers and the impact of bio feedstocks," Uwe Lochner, SRI Consulting, Switzerland; "Bio TPU--same performance, just greener," JeanMarc Galvez, Merquinsa, Spain; "New TPU systems for athletic footwear," Geert Vermunicht and An Plessers, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Belgium; and "A revolutionary type of biosourced, self-healing, reprocessable elastomer based on supramolecular chemistry," Jean-Pierre Disson, Arkema, France.
DNA--its mystery, its still-untapped potential for scientific innovation--has long fascinated Sleiman who, as a post-doctoral student, studied under French chemist Jean-Marie Lehn, winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work in supramolecular chemistry. Sleiman and her research team, which works out of a bright, airy new laboratory in McGill's Otto Maass Chemistry Building, is expanding upon Lehn's work, focusing on the supramolecular chemistry of DNA.
Among their topics are cycloaddition reactions, sigmatropic rearrangements and related processes promoted by silver, silver(I)-mediated electrocyclic processes, cycloisomerization reactions catalyzed by silver, silver carbenoids, aldol and related processes, coupling reactions promoted by silver, the supramolecular chemistry of silver, and a critical comparison of the three coinage metals.
However, supramolecular chemistry provides new strategies for developing novel ionophores/ligands for the complexation of toxic metals.
Such bottom-up control of assembly illustrates general principles of supramolecular chemistry and their application to nanobiotechnology."Zinc stapling of insulin exemplifies a general strategy to modify the pharmacokinetic and biological properties of a subcutaneous protein depot.