"Crown Ethers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Macrocyclic polyethers with the repeating unit of (-CH2-CH2-O)n where n is greater than 2 and some oxygens may be replaced by nitrogen, sulfur or phosphorus. These compounds are useful for coordinating CATIONS. The nomenclature uses a prefix to indicate the size of the ring and a suffix for the number of heteroatoms.
|Oxa-Thia Crown Ethers
- Oxa-Thia Crown Ethers
- Crown Ethers, Oxa-Thia
- Ethers, Oxa-Thia Crown
- Oxa Thia Crown Ethers
Aza-Oxa Crown Ethers
- Aza-Oxa Crown Ethers
- Aza Oxa Crown Ethers
- Crown Ethers, Aza-Oxa
- Ethers, Aza-Oxa Crown
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Crown Ethers" by people in Profiles.
Electrochemical, spectral, and computational studies of metalloporphyrin dimers formed by cation complexation of crown ether cavities. Inorg Chem. 2004 Nov 01; 43(22):6969-78.