Sugar integrated gelators of organic fluids: on their versatility as building blocks and diversity in superstructures

Kenji Yoza, Yoshiyuki Ono, Kanami Yoshihara, Tetsuyuki Akao, Hideyuki Shinmori, Masayuki Takeuchi, Seiji Shinkai, David Reinhoudt

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    Three 1-O-methyl-4, 6-O-benzylidene derivatives of monosaccharides (D-glucose, D-galactose and D-mannose) were synthesised: they acted as versatile gelators of various organic fluids, indicating that saccharides are useful as potential building-blocks for molecular design of chiral gelators.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)907-908
    JournalChemical communications
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 1998


    • METIS-105993
    • IR-11098

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