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Alkane-length sorting using activated pillar[5]arene crystals

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Abstract

We report a simple and easy-to-operate method for separating n-alkanes: when we immersed activated pillar[5]arene crystals into a mixture of n-alkanes with various chain lengths, the crystals preferentially took up n-alkanes with longer chain lengths.

Graphical abstract: Alkane-length sorting using activated pillar[5]arene crystals

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The article was received on 08 Jun 2017, accepted on 10 Jul 2017 and first published on 10 Jul 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04454B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
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    Alkane-length sorting using activated pillar[5]arene crystals

    T. Ogoshi, R. Sueto, Y. Hamada, K. Doitomi, H. Hirao, Y. Sakata, S. Akine, T. Kakuta and T. Yamagishi, Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04454B

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