An hermaphroditic [c2]daisy chain

Sheng Hsien Chiu, Stuart J. Rowan, Stuart J. Cantrill, J. Fraser Stoddart, Andrew J P White, David J. Williams

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A cyclic dimeric daisy chain compound, which has been assembled from a difunctional [2]rotaxane in a sequence of noncovalent and covalent synthetic steps, the most important of which is a bis-Wittig reaction, has been characterised by X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2948-2949
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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    Chiu, S. H., Rowan, S. J., Cantrill, S. J., Stoddart, J. F., White, A. J. P., & Williams, D. J. (2002). An hermaphroditic [c2]daisy chain. Chemical Communications, 8(24), 2948-2949.