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pH-Gated photoresponsive shuttling in a water-soluble pseudorotaxane

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Abstract

A fluorescent bistable pseudorotaxane was devised and shown to display pH-gated photoresponsive ring shuttling. At pH > 7.5 shuttling does not take place after light stimulation while at pH ≈ 5 the macrocycle is quantitatively translocated.

Graphical abstract: pH-Gated photoresponsive shuttling in a water-soluble pseudorotaxane

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Submitted
26 Jan 2018
Accepted
16 Feb 2018
First published
16 Feb 2018

Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 2743-2746
Article type
Communication

pH-Gated photoresponsive shuttling in a water-soluble pseudorotaxane

A. Zubillaga, P. Ferreira, A. J. Parola, S. Gago and N. Basílio, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 2743 DOI: 10.1039/C8CC00688A

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