Towards Controllable Molecular Shuttles - 1

Peter R. Ashton, Richard A. Bissell, Neil Spencer, J Fraser Stoddart*, Malcolm S. Tolley

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The design and synthesis of a desymmetrised molecular shuttle, in which the two components are a cyclobis(paraquat-p-phenylene) macrocycle and a linear polyether chain intercepted by a hydroquinol unit and a p-xylyl residue, and terminated by two 4-tritylphenyl ether groups, are reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)914-918
Number of pages5
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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