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Molecules 2012, 17(2), 1408-1418; doi:10.3390/molecules17021408

Supramolecular Photodimerization of Coumarins

Department of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering, Kansai University, Suita, Osaka 564-8680, Japan
Received: 10 January 2012 / Revised: 31 January 2012 / Accepted: 1 February 2012 / Published: 3 February 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Coumarins and Xanthones)
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Stereoselective photodimerization of coumarin and its derivatives in supra-molecular systems is reviewed. The enantioselective photodimerization of coumarin and thiocoumarin in inclusion crystals with optically active host compounds is also described.
Keywords: photodimerization; coumarin; stereoselective reaction; supramolecular system photodimerization; coumarin; stereoselective reaction; supramolecular system
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