This textbook addresses the chemical and physicochemical principles of supramolecular host-guest chemistry in solution. It covers the thermodynamics and dynamics of inclusion and highlights several types of organic hosts. Various applications of host-guest chemistry in analytical and environmental chemistry as well as pharmaceutical and chemical industry demonstrate the versatile usability of molecular cages.
Describes the fundamentals of host-guest chemistry in solution, including thermodynamics and dynamics of inclusion and addresses different types of organic hosts. Various applications exemplify the theory.
Brian Wagner, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada