A molecular Solomon link

Cari D. Pentecost*, Kelly S. Chichak, Andrea J. Peters, Gareth W V Cave, Stuart J. Cantrill, J. Fraser Stoddart

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Knots galore: With a judicious choice of ions and solvents, it is possible to amplify a molecular Solomon link by kinetically controlled crystallization from a dynamic combinatorial library of molecular knots (see scheme). (Chemical Equation Presented).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-222
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jan 16 2007


  • Molecular topology
  • Schiff bases
  • Self-assembly
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Template synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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