Anthony Flinn, Gordon C. Hough, J. Fraser Stoddart*, David J. Williams

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Patience is a virtue in chemistry too! This is demonstrated once again by the synthesis of the title compound 1 from dimethylglycoluril and formaldehyde in boiling nitric acid, and the structural investigation of this new molecular receptor. The crystallization of 1 from dilute nitric acid took twelve months! (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1475-1477
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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