Molecules 2010, 15(1), 226-232; doi:10.3390/molecules15010226
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Synthesis and Structure of D3h-Symmetric Triptycene Trimaleimide

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Received: 16 December 2009; in revised form: 24 December 2009 / Accepted: 30 December 2009 / Published: 7 January 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Supramolecular Assembly)
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Abstract: A new D3h symmetric triptycene derivative has been synthesized with the aim of obtaining molecules that are able to assemble into porous structures, and can be used in the development of new ligands. The synthesis involves a Diels-Alder reaction as the key step, followed by an oxidation and the formation of a maleimide ring. Triptycene trimaleimide furnished single crystals which have been analyzed by means of X-ray diffraction.
Keywords: tripodal ligand; cycloaddition; symmetry; triptycene
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Zonta, C.; De Lucchi, O.; Linden, A.; Lutz, M. Synthesis and Structure of D3h-Symmetric Triptycene Trimaleimide. Molecules 2010, 15, 226-232.

AMA Style

Zonta C, De Lucchi O, Linden A, Lutz M. Synthesis and Structure of D3h-Symmetric Triptycene Trimaleimide. Molecules. 2010; 15(1):226-232.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Zonta, Cristiano; De Lucchi, Ottorino; Linden, Anthony; Lutz, Martin. 2010. "Synthesis and Structure of D3h-Symmetric Triptycene Trimaleimide." Molecules 15, no. 1: 226-232.

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