Solvent-free, direct synthesis of supramolecular nano-capsules

Jochen Antesberger, Gareth W.V. Cave, Matthew C. Ferrarelli, Michael W. Heaven, Colin L. Raston, Jerry L. Atwood

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The single step direct synthesis of pyrogallol[4]arene via a solvent free protocol yields the pure product as a self-assembled nanocapsule, comprised of six macrocyclic building blocks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)892-894
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2005
Externally publishedYes


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