Self-aggregation in aqueous solution of amphiphilic cationic calix4arenes. Potential use as vectors and nanocarriers

Publication date: Available online 21 February 2020Source: Journal of Molecular LiquidsAuthor(s): Francisco J. Ostos, José A. Lebrón, Pilar López-Cornejo, Manuel López-López, Margarita García-Calderón, Clara B. García-Calderón, Ivan V. Rosado, Vitaly I. Kalchenko, Roman V. Rodik, María Luisa MoyáAbstractThe self-aggregation of four amphiphilic cationic calix[4]arenes, CALIX, in aqueous solutions was investigated in this work. The nature of the polar group present at the upper rim as well as the length of the hydrophobic tails attached to the lower rim was varied. All the calixarenes present two critical aggregation concentrations, CAC1 and CAC2. For [CALIX] 
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