, Volume 68, Issue 1–2, pp 123–127 | Cite as

CZE Determination of Calixarenes and Related Derivatives Using Acetonitrile as a Modifier

  • Hui Yang
  • Rongjie Zhang
  • Yanyan Lu
  • Baoxian Ye
  • Yangjie Wu
  • Shusheng Zhang
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The applications of third-generation host compound calixarenes have been restricted due to their high price and shortage of supply. To obtain high pure calixarenes with high yield, synthesis strategy and analytical method investigations are necessary. The present work describes capillary zone electrophoresis (CZE) for the separation and determination of calixarene derivatives under the optimized CZE conditions within 20 min. The CZE method was evaluated with linear ranges, detection limits, recoveries and repeatability. The results indicated that the method was accurate and reproducible. As expected, it could be utilized to separate and evaluate calixarene derivatives during their synthesis and purification.


Capillary zone electrophoresis Calixarene derivatives 



The authors would like to show their appreciation of the support of Henan University Innovation People Grant of 2004 and NSFs of China (20575060, 20775073). And also thank Dr. Julie Rimes for assistance with editing the text.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hui Yang
    • 1
  • Rongjie Zhang
    • 2
  • Yanyan Lu
    • 1
  • Baoxian Ye
    • 1
  • Yangjie Wu
    • 1
  • Shusheng Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry Department, Key Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Organic Chemistry of HenanZhengzhou UniversityZhengzhouChina
  2. 2.Center of Disease Control and Prevention of HenanZhengzhouChina

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