Noncovalent assembly of a fifteen-component hydrogen-bonded nanostructure

K.A. Jolliffe, P. Timmerman, David Reinhoudt

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    Abstract

    A total of 72 hydrogen bonds are formed in the spontaneous association of calix[4]arene tetramelamine and barbituric acid derivatives to give nanosized assemblies of the type represented in the picture. These consist of 15 components that assemble in a completely diastereoselective sense: of the eight possible diastereomers only the all-staggered diastereoisomer is obtained.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)933-937
    JournalAngewandte Chemie, International Edition in English
    Volume38
    Issue number38
    Publication statusPublished - 1999

    Keywords

    • METIS-105960
    • IR-11032

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