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Cycloaddition to an anthracene-derived macrocyclic receptor with supramolecular control of regioselectivity

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Abstract

N-Ethylmaleimide and maleic anhydride add to the interior face of one anthracene wall with unusual 1,4-regioselectivity, whereas singlet oxygen adds to both anthracene walls with 9,10-regioselectivity.

Graphical abstract: Cycloaddition to an anthracene-derived macrocyclic receptor with supramolecular control of regioselectivity

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Submitted
28 Jan 2009
Accepted
24 Feb 2009
First published
23 Mar 2009

Chem. Commun., 2009, 2517-2519
Article type
Communication

Cycloaddition to an anthracene-derived macrocyclic receptor with supramolecular control of regioselectivity

J. J. Gassensmith, J. M. Baumes, J. Eberhard and B. D. Smith, Chem. Commun., 2009, 2517
DOI: 10.1039/B901814J

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