Towards the Making of [12]Collarene

Peter R. Ashton, Neil S. Isaacs, Franz H. Kohnke, Alexandra M Z Slawin, Catriona M. Spencer, J. Fraser Stoddart*, David J. Williams

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A benzene, an anthracene, and two naphthalene units, bound via 1,4‐cyclohexadiene synthetic groups, characterize the structure of the macropolycycle 1, which can be prepared by successive cleavage of O2 and H2O from a precursor. 1 may provide access to fascinating hydrocarbons like [12]cyclacene and [12]beltene. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)966-969
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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