The introduction of a 1,3-diacetylpyridine moiety, as an additional binding niche in a macrocyclic receptor ligand containing a conjugated, push–pull malonate functionality, leads to, in addition to the 1:1 binding stoichiometry, the equilibrium formation of multiple complexes, specifically 1:2, 2:1, and 3:1 ligand:metal complexes with lanthanide trications. Various binding modes elicit distinctive responses in the visible region, which enhance the potential recognition of lanthanide ions. This paper also highlights the usefulness of a full factor analysis in the elucidation of complex binding phenomena.
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