Chiral Buckybowl Molecules
AbstractBuckybowls are polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons that have a curved aromatic surface and are considered fragments of buckminsterfullerenes. The curved aromatic surface led to the loss of planar symmetry of the normal aromatic plane and may cause unique inherent chirality, so-called bowl chirality, which it is possible to thermally racemize through a bowl-to-bowl inversion process. In this short review, we summarize the studies concerning the special field of bowl chirality, focusing on recent practical aspects of attaining diastereo/enantioenriched chiral buckybowls through asymmetric synthesis, chiral optical resolution, selective chiral metal complexation, and chiral assembly formation. View Full-Text
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Kanagaraj, K.; Lin, K.; Wu, W.; Gao, G.; Zhong, Z.; Su, D.; Yang, C. Chiral Buckybowl Molecules. Symmetry 2017, 9, 174.
Kanagaraj K, Lin K, Wu W, Gao G, Zhong Z, Su D, Yang C. Chiral Buckybowl Molecules. Symmetry. 2017; 9(9):174.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kanagaraj, Kuppusamy; Lin, Kangjie; Wu, Wanhua; Gao, Guowei; Zhong, Zhihui; Su, Dan; Yang, Cheng. 2017. "Chiral Buckybowl Molecules." Symmetry 9, no. 9: 174.
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