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Reactivity modulation in container molecules

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Abstract

The encapsulation of a guest within a host molecule can open new pathways of guest reactivity or halt modes of reaction normally observed in solution. Recent findings illustrate how a host's size and shape may alter the regioselectivity and kinetics of guests' reactions within host molecules.

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The article was received on 08 Jun 2010, accepted on 26 Jul 2010 and first published on 16 Aug 2010


Article type: Minireview
DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00329H
Citation: Chem. Sci., 2011,2, 51-56
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    Reactivity modulation in container molecules

    B. Breiner, J. K. Clegg and J. R. Nitschke, Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 51
    DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00329H

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