Chemical synthesis in nanosized cavities

  • Patek M
  • Drew M
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This account briefly discusses methods of in-cavity synthesis with the main focus on molecularly imprinted polymers and selfassembled capsules. Discussed are examples that highlight recent progress and outline key challenges for the further development of in-cavity synthesis. Emphasis is intentionally placed at potential applications in drug discovery and combinatorial technologies. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Marcel Patek

  • Mark Drew

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