Grawe, Thomas; Schrader, Thomas; Gurrath, Marion; Kraft, Arno; Osterod, Frank:

Self-organized ball-shaped molecular assemblies in water.

In: Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, Jg. 13 (2000) ; Nr. 10, S. 670-673
ISSN: 0894-3230
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
A trisphosphonate and various triammonium and trisamidinium compds., all contg. a C3 axis of symmetry, form strong 1:1 complexes in methanol and water. The structural information about these complexes is best explained in terms of self-assembly by means of a cyclic array of alternating charges resulting in the geometrical shape of a mol. capsule.