A highly selective, Hg2+ triggered hydrogelation: modulation of morphology by chemical stimuli
Ghosh, B. N., Bhowmik, S., Mal, P., & Rissanen, K. (2014). A highly selective, Hg2+ triggered hydrogelation: modulation of morphology by chemical stimuli. Chemical Communications, 50 (6), 734-736. doi:10.1039/C3CC47591C
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We report the first Hg2+ selective hydrogelation by 4´-[4-(4- aminophenyl)phenyl]-2,2´:6´,2´´-terpyridine. The gel showed remarkable response towards specific chemical agents such as benzo-18-crown-6 ether and K+ which enabled extensive 10 modulation of the gel morphology.