Klaerner, Frank-Gerrit; Benkhoff, Johannes; Boese, Roland; Burkett, Ulrich; Kamieth, Markus; Naatz, Ulf:

Molecular tweezers as synthetic receptors in host-guest chemistry: inclusion of cyclohexane and self-assembly of aliphatic side chains.

In: Angewandte Chemie, International Edition in English, Jg. 35 (1996) ; Nr. 10, S. 1130-1133
ISSN: 0570-0833
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
The synthesis and supramol. properties (complex formation and self-assembly) of mol. tweezers, e.g. I (R = CO2Me), are reported. The key steps in the synthesis are repetitive Diels-Alder reactions with good stereoselectivity. I (R = CO2Me) formed a 1:1 complex with cyclohexane.