A circular tris[2]catenane from molecular 'figure-of-eight'

Akiko Hori, Ken Ichi Yamashita, Takahiro Kusukawa, Akihiko Akasaka, Kumar Biradha, Makoto Fujita

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A 'figure-of-eight'-shaped molecule with Pd(II) at the node was self-assembled into an unprecedented circular tris[2]catenane via reversible double catenation at both loops of the 'figure-of-eight' molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1798-1799
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Aug 21
Externally publishedYes


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Hori, A., Yamashita, K. I., Kusukawa, T., Akasaka, A., Biradha, K., & Fujita, M. (2004). A circular tris[2]catenane from molecular 'figure-of-eight'. Chemical Communications, 10(16), 1798-1799. https://doi.org/10.1039/b407108e