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Organic Chemistry International
Volume 2011, Article ID 171374, 5 pages
Research Article

C-Silylated Calix[4]Arene as a New Receptor for Aspartate in Polar Solvents

Department of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Research Center of Iran, P.O. Box: 14335-186, Tehran 14968-13151, Iran

Received 9 April 2011; Accepted 23 May 2011

Academic Editor: Ken Shimizu

Copyright © 2011 Reza Zadmard et al. 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.


The recognition of aspartic acid derivatives such as N-benzyloxycarbonyl-D-aspartate (NZDA) with the calix[4]arene derivatives with multiple silicon groups at the upper rim in polar solvents is investigated.