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Diastereoselective cyclization of a dithienylethene switch through single crystal confinement

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Abstract

Upon UV irradiation of the hydrogen-bond confined crystal state of a dithienylhexafluorocyclopentene with (R)-N-phenylethylamide substituents, the photochemical cyclization reaction proceeds diastereoselectively to form the coloured, closed-ring isomer with 97% de.

Graphical abstract: Diastereoselective cyclization of a dithienylethene switch through single crystal confinement

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The article was received on 07 Dec 2005, accepted on 01 Feb 2006 and first published on 10 Feb 2006


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B517370A
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2006,4, 1002-1006

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    Diastereoselective cyclization of a dithienylethene switch through single crystal confinement

    K. Uchida, M. Walko, J. J. D. de Jong, S. Sukata, S. Kobatake, A. Meetsma, J. van Esch and B. L. Feringa, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2006, 4, 1002
    DOI: 10.1039/B517370A

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