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A meta-xylenediamide macrocycle containing rotaxane anion host system constructed by a new synthetic clipping methodology

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Journal publication date1/10/2011
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Journal number10
Volume35
Number of pages7
Pages2047-2053
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

A novel rotaxane containing a meta-xylenediamide macrocycle is prepared by a new clipping methodology. Upon anion metathesis to the non-coordinating hexafluorophosphate salt, the rotaxane host system was shown to bind chloride and bromide anions more strongly than the basic oxoanions dihydrogen phosphate and acetate in the competitive solvent system 1:1 CDCl(3):CD(3)OD.