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Supramolecular Assembly with Multiple Preorganised π-Electronic Cages

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  • Zhi-Qiang Li,

    1. Department of Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 22-2350-3625
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  • Dr. Ying-Ming Zhang,

    1. Department of Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 22-2350-3625
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  • Dr. Dong-Sheng Guo,

    1. Department of Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 22-2350-3625
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  • Hong-Zhong Chen,

    1. Department of Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 22-2350-3625
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  • Prof. Dr. Yu Liu

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 22-2350-3625
    • Department of Chemistry, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071 (P.R. China), Fax: (+86) 22-2350-3625
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Abstract

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Kept in a cage: Complexation of phthalocyanine-grafted cyclodextrins and a sulfonated porphyrin leads to the formation of supramolecular nanowires through multivalent binding. These complexes contain multiple, preorganised π-electronic cages that efficiently capture C60 in water.

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