Rings and necklaces: Three catenanes and a five-membered molecular necklace (MN), with up to 60- and 92-membered rings as their centerpieces, respectively, have been synthesized. The synthesis started from the corresponding complexes in which the threaded flexible linear guests were bent at approximately right angles to facilitate kinetically controlled macrocyclizations.
If you can't find a tool you're looking for, please click the link at the top of the page to "Go to old article view". Alternatively, view our Knowledge Base articles for additional help. Your feedback is important to us, so please let us know if you have comments or ideas for improvement.