β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion of Adamantane Derivatives in Solution
Australian Journal of Chemistry
43(12) 2119 - 2123
The binding constants for β- cyclodextrin inclusion in aqueous solution of a few simple adamantane salts have been determined by a conductimetric technique at 25°C over the pH range 4-10. Binding was largely dictated by the closeness of fit of the adamantyl moiety within the β- cyclodextrin cavity with the charge on the substituent group playing a minor role. The strongest binding occurred when the charge was neutralized by protonation or deprotonation.
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