Journal of inclusion phenomena

, Volume 2, Issue 3–4, pp 765–773 | Cite as

Molecular inclusion reactions between metal complexes of azo complexons and α-cyclodextrin in aqueous solution

  • Akitoshi Seiyama
  • Noboru Yoshida
  • Masatoshi Fujimoto


Kinetics of the molecular inclusion reactions of the azo complexons and their metal complexes with α- and β-cyclodextrins (α- and β-CDx) were studied in aqueous solution by means of a spectrophotometric and a stopped-flow method. The acid dissociation of the azo complexons was regulated by the inclusion with CDx. Two-step process was observed for the interaction of α-cyclodextrin with LH3− species of the azo complexons and with the metal complexes.


Aqueous Solution Organic Chemistry Metal Complex Acid Dissociation Inclusion Reaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akitoshi Seiyama
    • 1
  • Noboru Yoshida
    • 1
  • Masatoshi Fujimoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry II Faculty of ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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