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H-Bonding-driven gel formation of a phenylacetylenemacrocycle

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Abstract

An amide-containing phenylacetylene macrocycle (PAM) has been synthesized and its gelation properties were studied in different solvents. Surprisingly, this macrocycle forms organogels at low concentration in many polar and apolar solvents. XRD and FTIR analysis suggest that this macrocycle forms stable supramolecular assemblies owing to H-bonding. Scanning electron microscopy analyses show the formation of bundles of nanofibrils, demonstrating the long-range organization of this material.

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Submitted
21 Mar 2011
Accepted
19 Apr 2011
First published
20 Apr 2011

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011,9, 4440-4443
Article type
Communication

H-Bonding-driven gel formation of a phenylacetylene macrocycle

K. Cantin, S. Rondeau-Gagné, J. R. Néabo, M. Daigle and J. Morin, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 9, 4440
DOI: 10.1039/C1OB05441D

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