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Chapter 9

Topological Isomerism and Chirality

The concept of topological isomerism and chirality of interlocked molecules was first mentioned by Frisch and Wasserman in 1961.1 Catenanes and rotaxanes are prominent examples of mechanically interlocked molecular assemblies consisting of two or more individual components that can not dissociate wi...
Print publication date: 14 Dec 2007
Copyright year: 2007
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-246-3
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-809-1