Multivalency-Directed Magic-Ring [2](3)Catenane by Olefin Metathesis

Authors

  • Yi Jiang,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, CAS Key Laboratory of Molecular Recognition and Function, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 10-62554449
    2. Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049 (P.R. China)
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  • Xiao-Zhang Zhu,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, CAS Key Laboratory of Molecular Recognition and Function, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 10-62554449
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  • Prof. Chuan-Feng Chen

    Corresponding author
    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, CAS Key Laboratory of Molecular Recognition and Function, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 10-62554449
    • Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, CAS Key Laboratory of Molecular Recognition and Function, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 10-62554449
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Abstract

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As if by magic: On the basis of formation of a novel multivalency-directed complex between a trisdialkylammonium strand ion and a triptycene-derived homotritopic host, an interesting magic-ring [2](3)catenane was obtained by reversible olefin metathesis (see scheme).

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