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Molecular folding screen: folding and unfolding of 1,8-anthrylene–ethynylene oligomers by photochemical cycloaddition and thermal cycloreversion

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Abstract

Molecular folding screens consisting of anthracene plates and acetylene linkers stereoselectively fold into a zigzag form by [4 + 4]photocycloaddition, and unfold by thermal cycloreversion.

Graphical abstract: Molecular folding screen: folding and unfolding of 1,8-anthrylene–ethynylene oligomers by photochemical cycloaddition and thermal cycloreversion1

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The article was received on 12 Nov 2007, accepted on 12 Dec 2007 and first published on 15 Jan 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B717496A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2008,0, 1323-1325
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    Molecular folding screen: folding and unfolding of 1,8-anthrylene–ethynylene oligomers by photochemical cycloaddition and thermal cycloreversion

    S. Toyota, M. Kuga, A. Takatsu, M. Goichi and T. Iwanaga, Chem. Commun., 2008, 0, 1323
    DOI: 10.1039/B717496A

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