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Supramolecular Chemistry - Fundamentals and Applications Advanced Textbook

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ISBN-10: 3540012982

ISBN-13: 9783540012986

Edition: 2006

Authors: Katsuhiko Ariga, Toyoki Kunitake

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Describing supramolecular chemistry, its basic concepts and developments, this book also explains molecules with fascination shapes and functions such as fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, dendrimers, rotaxane, and catenane, and molecular assemblies.
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Book details

List price: $69.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
Publication date: 5/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Overview - What is Supramolecular Chemistry?
The Chemistry of Molecular Recognition - Host Molecules and Guest Molecules
Molecular Recognition as the Basis for Supramolecular Chemistry
Molecular Interactions in Molecular Recognition
Crown Ethers and Related Hosts - The First Class of Artificial Host
Signal Input/Output in Crown Ether Systems
Chiral Recognition by Crown Ethers
Macrocyclic Polyamines - Nitrogen-Based Cyclic Hosts
Cyclodextrin - A Naturally Occurring Cyclic Host
Calixarene - A Versatile Host
Other Host Molecules - Building Three-Dimensional Cavities
Endoreceptors and Exoreceptors
Molecular Recognition at Interfaces - The Key to Understanding Biological Recognition
Various Designs of Molecular Recognition Sites at Interfaces
Controlling Supramolecular Topology - The Art of Building Supermolecules
Fullerenes - Carbon Soccer Balls
Carbon Nanotubes - The Smallest Tubular Molecules
Dendrimers - Molecular Trees
Rotaxanes - Threading Molecular Rings
Catenanes and Molecular Capsules - Complex Molecular Associations
Molecular Self-Assembly - How to Build the Large Supermolecules
Programmed Supramolecular Assembly
Supramolecular Crystals
Macroscopic Models of Supramolecular Assembly
Supermolecular Assembly through Fuzzy Interactions
Structures and Formation Mechanisms of Cell Membranes
Micelles - Dynamic Supramolecular Assemblies
Liposomes, Vesicles, and Cast Films - Supramolecular Assembly Based on Lipid Bilayers
Monolayers and LB Films - Controllable Layered Assembly
Self-Assembled Monolayers - Monolayers Strongly Bound to Surfaces
Alternate Layer-by-Layer Assembly - Supramolecular Architecture Obtained with Beakers and Tweezers
Hierarchical Higher Organization - From Bilayers to Fibers and Rods
Artificial Molecular Patterns - Artificially Designed Molecular Arrangement
Artificial Arrangement of Molecules in a Plane - Two-Dimensional Molecular Patterning
Applications of Supermolecules - Molecular Devices and Nanotechnology
What is a Molecular Device?
Reading Signals from Molecular Device
Molecular Electronic Devices - Controlling Electricity Using Supermolecules
Molecular Photonic Devices - Controlling Light with Supermolecules
Molecular Computers - Supermolecules that can Think and Calculate
Molecular Machines - Supermolecules that can Catch Objects, Move and Rotate
Molecular Devices with Directional Functionality - Supermolecules that Transmit Signals in a Desired Direction
Supramolecular Chemistry & Nanotechnology toward Future
Biological Supermolecules - Learning from Nature
Supramolecular Systems Seen in the Biological World
Controlling Material Transport - Ion Channels
Information Conversion and Amplification - Signal Transduction
Energy Conversion - Photosynthesis
Material Conversion - Natural and Artificial Enzymes
Cleaving Genes - Restriction Enzymes
Tailor-Made Enzymes - Catalytic Antibodies
Key to the Origin of Life - Ribozymes
Combinatorial Chemistry and Evolutionary Molecular Engineering
Subject Index