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Reversible operation of chiral molecular scissors by redox and UV light

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Abstract

Upon changing the oxidation state, a reversible open–close motion of chiral molecular scissors, composed of a redox-active ferrocene pivot and an isomerizable azobenzene strap, can be realized only by UV light.

Graphical abstract: Reversible operation of chiral molecular scissors by redox and UV light

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The article was received on 13 Dec 2006, accepted on 05 Mar 2007 and first published on 09 Mar 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B618248H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2007,0, 1441-1443
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    Reversible operation of chiral molecular scissors by redox and UV light

    T. Muraoka, K. Kinbara and T. Aida, Chem. Commun., 2007, 0, 1441
    DOI: 10.1039/B618248H

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