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Nanoscale Borromean links for real

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Borohydride reduction of a Borromean Ring (BR) complex containing six zinc(II) ions and 12 imine bonds has resulted in its demetallation, producing a neutral BR compound and also its free macrocycle, following cleavage of at least one of the imine bonds in the ethanolic reaction mixture.

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25 Apr 2005
18 May 2005
First published
10 Jun 2005

Chem. Commun., 2005, 3394-3396
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Nanoscale Borromean links for real

A. J. Peters, K. S. Chichak, S. J. Cantrill and J. F. Stoddart, Chem. Commun., 2005, 3394
DOI: 10.1039/B505730B

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