Electrostatic manipulation of enantiodifferentiating photocyclodimerization of 2-anthracenecarboxylate within γ-cyclodextrin cavity through chemical modification. Inverted product distribution and enhanced enantioselectivity

Asao Nakamura, Yoshihisa Inoue

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Abstract

In the enantiodifferentiating supramolecular photocyclodimerization of 2-anthracenecarboxylate using γ-cyclodextrin with a dicationic side chain, a dramatic switching of the product selectivity and a significant enhancement of the enantiomeric excess were achieved by introducing a flexible dicationic sidearm to native γ-cyclodextrin and also by lowering the temperature and solvent polarity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5338-5339
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume127
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Apr 20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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