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09 Jan 2013

ExBox Wraps Up Pollutants - In the article published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society on 9 January 2013, and highlighted on the cover of the first issue in 2013, as well as in C&EN and RSC Chemistry World magazine, the ability of a tetracationic cyclophane (ExBox) to bind a library of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) with high affinity in both water and organic solvents is described. As a proof–of–concept, the use of ExBox to extract PAHs from a crude mixture of Saudi Arabian oil was outlined!

 

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