Effects on Rotational Dynamics of Azo and Hydrazodicarboxamide-Based Rotaxanes†
AbstractThe synthesis of novel hydrogen-bonded rotaxanes having two pyridine rings in the macrocycle and azo- and hydrazodicarboxamide-based templates decorated with four cyclohexyl groups is described. The different affinity of the binding sites for the benzylic amide macrocycle and the formation of programmed non-covalent interactions between the interlocked components have an important effect on the dynamic behavior of these compounds. Having this in mind, the chemical interconversion between the azo and hydrazo forms of the rotaxane was investigated to provide a chemically-driven interlocked system enable to switch its circumrotation rate as a function of the oxidation level of the binding site. Different structural modifications were carried out to further functionalize the nitrogen of the pyridine rings, including oxidation, alkylation or protonation reactions, affording interlocked azo-derivatives whose rotation dynamics were also analyzed. View Full-Text
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Saura-Sanmartin, A.; Martinez-Espin, J.S.; Martinez-Cuezva, A.; Alajarin, M.; Berna, J. Effects on Rotational Dynamics of Azo and Hydrazodicarboxamide-Based Rotaxanes. Molecules 2017, 22, 1078.
Saura-Sanmartin A, Martinez-Espin JS, Martinez-Cuezva A, Alajarin M, Berna J. Effects on Rotational Dynamics of Azo and Hydrazodicarboxamide-Based Rotaxanes. Molecules. 2017; 22(7):1078.Chicago/Turabian Style
Saura-Sanmartin, Adrian; Martinez-Espin, Juan S.; Martinez-Cuezva, Alberto; Alajarin, Mateo; Berna, Jose. 2017. "Effects on Rotational Dynamics of Azo and Hydrazodicarboxamide-Based Rotaxanes." Molecules 22, no. 7: 1078.
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