Hydrocarbon binding inside a hexameric pyrogallol[4]arene capsule

Liam C. Palmer, Julius Rebek*

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Pyrogallol[4]arene forms discrete hexameric capsules in neat normal, branched, and cyclic alkanes. These hydrocarbon guests fill the available space and show chemical exchange that is slow on the NMR time scale.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)787-789
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 3 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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