Self-assembly of rotaxane-like complexes with macrocycles containing reversible coordinate bonds

Kyu Sung Jeong, Jeung Soon Choi, Sung Youn Chang, Hong Young Chang

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Supramolecular hydrogen bonds between dumbbell-shaped molecules and macrocycles containing Os(VI)-N coordinate bonds led to spontaneous assembly of rotaxane-like complexes (see picture). As a result of the reversible nature of the Os(VI)-N bonds, the ratio of the free species to the rotaxane- like complex could be precisely controlled in solution by varying the concentrations of the two components.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1692-1695
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2000 May 2


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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