Anion Binding and Sensing With Self-Assembled Metallo-Supramolecular Assemblies [ 2007-02-12 - 2010-02-12 ]

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Researchers: Dr Christopher Sumby (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Brief description Anion Binding and Sensing With Self-Assembled Metallo-Supramolecular Assemblies. Anions are of particular significance in several areas relating to the day-to-day lives of Australians; for example as contaminants in waterways and nuclear waste streams, as indicators of chemical weapons, and as antagonists in biological systems. The proposed research programme will investigate a relatively unexplored approach to binding and sensing anions. This will further research in the area of supramolecular chemistry, providing additional research expertise in this rapidly progressing area of the chemical sciences. In terms of Breakthrough science the targeted assemblies will shed further light on self-assembly processes involving ligands with different domains, placing Australian research at the forefront of such investigations.

Funding Amount $266,090

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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