cyclophane


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cyclophane

[′sī·klə‚fān]
(organic chemistry)
A molecule composed of an aromatic ring (most frequently a benzene ring) and an aliphatic unit which forms a bridge between two (or more) positions of the aromatic ring.
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Hindi et al., "Silver(I)-imidazole cyclophane gem-diol complexes encapsulated by electrospun tecophilic nanofibers: formation of nanosilver particles and antimicrobial activity," Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol.
This could be easily achieved by constructing a cyclophane structure over the plane of the rings as shown in Figure 1.
His Honours and subsequent MSc research spawned a lifelong interest in cyclophane chemistry.
Polyaza macrobicyclic cryptands: synthesis, crystal structures of a cyclophane type macrobicyclic cryptand and of its dinuclear copper(I) cryptate, and anion binding features.
The researchers find that by attaching a photosensitive compound to the cylinder, a cyclophane, they can use light to make it expel the piston, a bis-naphthalene.
Enhanced first hyperpolarizability in an unsymmetrically polarized cyclophane," TetrahedronLetters, vol.
Bodwell at Memorial University of Newfoundland in the field of cyclophane chemistry.
His Honours and subsequent MSc research with Reg Mitchell, FCIC, spawned a lifelong interest in cyclophane chemistry.
Not only is their synthesis the shortest, it is also elegant in design, using a cycloaddition of a preformed cyclophane that generates a complex pentacyclic core in one step.
Specifically, cyclophanes and cage (polycyclic) alkanes are chosen due to their peculiar structures and intriguing charge transfer properties.
To mimic the active site, macrocyclic compounds such as cyclodextrins [1], crown ether [2], cyclophanes [3]and calixarenes [4], each having an inclusion cavity as a basic skeleton of potent artificial monooxygenase, were usually employed.
He demonstrated how these principles can be used to create novel molecular architectures such as cyclophanes and ladderanes.