Isomeric Lactam Catenanes and the Mechanism of their Formation

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  • Dipl.-Chem. Stephan Ottens-Hildebrandt,

    1. Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Universität, Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1, D-53121 Bonn (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (228)73-5662
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  • Dipl.-Chem. Stephan Meier,

    1. Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Universität, Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1, D-53121 Bonn (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (228)73-5662
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  • Dipl.-Chem. Wolfgang Schmidt,

    1. Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Universität, Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1, D-53121 Bonn (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (228)73-5662
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  • Prof. Dr. Fritz Vögtle

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    1. Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Universität, Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1, D-53121 Bonn (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (228)73-5662
    • Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie der Universität, Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1, D-53121 Bonn (FRG), Telefax: Int. code + (228)73-5662
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Abstract

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A pivotal role in the formation of lactam catenanes is attributed to macromonocycle 1. The synthesis of a monosubstituted catenane, in which 1 acts as host, provides evidence for the proposed mechanism. Three iso-meric disubstituted catenanes are also prepared.

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