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Synthesis of homochiral tris-indanyl molecular rods

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Abstract

Homochiral tris-indanyl molecular rods designed for supramolecular surface self-assembly were synthesized. The chiral indanol moiety was constructed via a Ti-mediated alkyne trimerization. Further manipulations resulted in a homochiral indanol monomer. This was employed as the precursor for successive Sonogashira and Ohira–Bestman reactions towards the homochiral tris-indanyl molecular rods. The molecular rods will be applied for scanning tunnelling microscopy studies of their surface self-assembly and chirality.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of homochiral tris-indanyl molecular rods

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The article was received on 02 Jan 2014, accepted on 28 Mar 2014 and first published on 28 Mar 2014


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB00011K
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014,12, 3679-3685
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    Synthesis of homochiral tris-indanyl molecular rods

    N. D. Kjeldsen, E. D. Funder and K. V. Gothelf, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12, 3679
    DOI: 10.1039/C4OB00011K

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