Complexation of diquat by a regiospecifically synthesised macrobicyclic receptor molecule

Billy L. Allwood*, Franz H. Kohnke, Alexandra M Z Slawin, J. Fraser Stoddart, David J. Williams

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Abstract

An X-ray structural investigation has shown that the macrobicyclic host (1), synthesised regiospecifically from 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde (2) in eight steps, forms a deep red 1:1 crystalline complex with Diquat in which the guest dication is encapsulated by the host.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-314
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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