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Magic Ring Catenation by Olefin Metathesis

Guidry, Erin N. and Cantrill, Stuart J. and Stoddart, J. Fraser and Grubbs, Robert H. (2005) Magic Ring Catenation by Olefin Metathesis. Organic Letters, 7 (11). pp. 2129-2132. ISSN 1523-7060. doi:10.1021/ol050463f.

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Olefin metathesis has been employed in the efficient syntheses of a [2]catenane with the templation being provided by the recognition between a secondary ammonium ion and a crown ether. In one approach, a crown ether precursor has been clipped around an NH2+ center situated in a macrocyclic ring, yielding the mechanically interlocked compound. In the other approach, the reversible nature of olefin metathesis allows for a magic ring synthesis to occur wherein two free macrocycles can be employed as the stationary materials, leading to the formation of the same [2]catenane.

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Additional Information:© 2005 American Chemical Society. Received 3 March 2005. Published online 6 May 2005. Published in print 1 May 2005. This work was supported by a research grant from the Office of Naval Research through its MURI program.
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Official Citation:Magic Ring Catenation by Olefin Metathesis Erin N. Guidry, Stuart J. Cantrill, J. Fraser Stoddart, and Robert H. Grubbs Organic Letters 2005 7 (11), 2129-2132 DOI: 10.1021/ol050463f
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