"Crown Ethers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Macrocyclic polyethers with the repeating unit of (-CH2-CH2-O)n where n is greater than 2 and some oxygens may be replaced by nitrogen, sulfur or phosphorus. These compounds are useful for coordinating CATIONS. The nomenclature uses a prefix to indicate the size of the ring and a suffix for the number of heteroatoms.
|Oxa-Thia Crown Ethers
- Oxa-Thia Crown Ethers
- Crown Ethers, Oxa-Thia
- Ethers, Oxa-Thia Crown
- Oxa Thia Crown Ethers
Aza-Oxa Crown Ethers
- Aza-Oxa Crown Ethers
- Aza Oxa Crown Ethers
- Crown Ethers, Aza-Oxa
- Ethers, Aza-Oxa Crown
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