Natural peptide spine and artificial crown ether are blended together to form a hybrid structure. A dicationic benzylammonium guest threads through the crown ether pendants and the resulting noncovalent, self-assembled pseudorotaxane complex, shown schematically in the picture, is both stable and has optical properties dependant on temperature.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Jan 3 2000|
- Circular dichroism
- Supramolecular chemistry
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