Building thermodynamic combinatorial libraries of quinine macrocycles

Stuart J. Rowan, Jeremy K M Sanders*

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Thermodynamically-controlled transesterification of a predisposed cinchonidine building block with a more flexible extended quinine monomer leads to a combinatorial mixture of 11 macrocyclic receptors which is analysed by electrospray mass spectrometry; similar results with alkaloid-cholate mixtures demonstrate the generality of the approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1407-1408
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)


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