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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2007, 8(10), 1052-1063; doi:10.3390/i8101052

Threading Cyclodextrins in Chloroform: A [2]Pseudorotaxane

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Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Biologica, Università di Messina, Salita Sperone 31, I-98166 Messina, Italy
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Received: 13 September 2007 / Revised: 27 September 2007 / Accepted: 30 September 2007 / Published: 22 October 2007
(This article belongs to the Section Molecular Recognition)
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The unusual self-assembly in chloroform of a novel cyclodextrin-based [2]pseudorotaxane, composed of heptakis-2,6-di-O-methyl-3-O-acetyl-β-cyclodextrin and a viologen-containing linear component, is reported.
Keywords: supramolecular chemistry; cyclodextrin; pseudorotaxane; viologen. supramolecular chemistry; cyclodextrin; pseudorotaxane; viologen.
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Gattuso, G.; Gargiulli, C.; Parisi, M.F. Threading Cyclodextrins in Chloroform: A [2]Pseudorotaxane. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2007, 8, 1052-1063.

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