Tetrameric Cyclic Double Helicates as a Scaffold for a Molecular Solomon Link

Jonathon E. Beves, Christopher J. Campbell, David A. Leigh*, Robin G. Pritchard

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Abstract

The one-pot synthesis of a molecular Solomon link assembles four iron(II) cations, four bis(aldehyde) molecules, and four bis(amine) building blocks. The process generates two interwoven 68-membered-ring macrocycles, which feature four crossing points, in 75 % yield.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6464-6467
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume52
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jun 2013

Keywords

  • catenanes
  • chemical topology
  • cyclic helicates
  • molecular knot
  • self-assembly
  • STACKING INTERACTIONS
  • TEMPLATED SYNTHESIS
  • KNOTS
  • EQUILIBRIUM
  • CATENANES
  • METALLACYCLOPHANES
  • PALLADIUM(II)
  • COMPLEXES
  • CHEMISTRY
  • COPPER(I)

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