Inherent helicity in an extended tris-bipyridyl molecular cage
Perkins, David F., Lindoy, Leonard F., Meehan, George V., and Turner, Peter (2004) Inherent helicity in an extended tris-bipyridyl molecular cage. Chemical Communications, 2 . pp. 152-153.
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A new molecular cage incorporating three bipyridyl units has been synthesised by a conventional multi-step procedure as well as, much more efficiently, by a Ni(II) template procedure; an X-ray structure of the nickel complex shows that it adopts an exo configuration of each of the bridgehead nitrogen lone pairs, the central metal ion acts to promote a triple helical twist that extends 22 along the axial length of the molecule.
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|FoR Codes:||03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0302 Inorganic Chemistry > 030207 Transition Metal Chemistry @ 100%|
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