A resorcinarene (also resorcarene or calixresorcinarene) is a macrocycle, or a cyclic oligomer, based on the condensation of resorcinol (1,3-dihydroxybenzene) and an aldehyde. Resorcinarenes are a type of calixarene.

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Resorcinarene - Supramolecular Chemistry
... group at Kyoto University first noted the potential for resorcinarenes to interact with other molecules as a host-guest complex ... It was later found that resorcinarenes and pyrogallolarenes self-assemble into to larger supramolecular structures ... the crystalline state and in organic solvents, six resorcinarene molecules are known to form hexamers with an internal volume of around one cubic nanometer (nanocapsules) and ...