Molecules 2003, 8(1), 74-84; doi:10.3390/80100074
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A Method for Synthesizing Partially Substituted Cucurbit[n]uril

School of Chemistry, University College (UNSW), Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
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Received: 1 January 2003; Published: 31 January 2003
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Abstract: A novel approach to cucurbituril synthesis is described where partial substitution is introduced into cucurbit[n]uril. The identification of homologues (and their substitution) in reaction mixtures is achieved by a combination of ESMS and the use of the molecular probes (guests) 1,4-dioxane and 1,9-octanediamine. A unique symmetrical hexamethylcucurbit[3,3]uril, the major product, was isolated and characterized.
Keywords: Macrocycles; molecular binding; partially substituted

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Day, A.I.; Arnold, A.P.; Blanch, R.J. A Method for Synthesizing Partially Substituted Cucurbit[n]uril. Molecules 2003, 8, 74-84.

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Day AI, Arnold AP, Blanch RJ. A Method for Synthesizing Partially Substituted Cucurbit[n]uril. Molecules. 2003; 8(1):74-84.

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Day, Anthony I.; Arnold, Alan P.; Blanch, Rodney J. 2003. "A Method for Synthesizing Partially Substituted Cucurbit[n]uril." Molecules 8, no. 1: 74-84.

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