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Issue 46, 2012
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Facile self-assembly of the first diphosphametacyclophane

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The reaction of isophthaloyl chloride and methyl-bis(trimethylsilyl)phosphane under mild conditions affords high yields of m-{-C(O)-C6H4(C(O)PMe)}2 (1,10-dimethyl-1,10-diphospha-[3.3]-metacyclophane-2,9,11,18-tetraone): the first example of a diphosphametacyclophane.

Graphical abstract: Facile self-assembly of the first diphosphametacyclophane

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The article was received on 28 Mar 2012, accepted on 17 Apr 2012 and first published on 17 Apr 2012

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC32247A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 5766-5768
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    Facile self-assembly of the first diphosphametacyclophane

    A. J. Saunders, I. R. Crossley, M. P. Coles and S. M. Roe, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 5766
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC32247A

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