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International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
Volume 2014, Article ID 509151, 30 pages
Review Article

Macrocyclic Assembly: A Dive into the Pecking Order and Applied Aspects of Multitalented Metallomacrocycles

Department of Chemistry, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana 136119, India

Received 20 August 2014; Accepted 12 November 2014; Published 18 December 2014

Academic Editor: Stephen Ralph

Copyright © 2014 Ashu Chaudhary and Ekta Rawat. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


To aid in knowledge of macrocyclic complexes and biomedical scientists, we are presenting here a review article with compilation of work done so far along in relation to macrocyclic ligands and their metal complexes. The metal ion chemistry of macrocyclic ligands has now become a major subdivision of coordination chemistry. This overview focuses on developments in design, synthesis, and self-assembly of metal-based architectures and ligands related to macrocyclic chemistry.