Synfacts 2010(8): 0891-0891  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1257834
Synthesis of Materials and Unnatural Products
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A Cyclic [4]Rotaxane

Contributor(s): Timothy M. Swager, Birgit Esser
J.-P. Collin*, F. Durola, J. Frey, V. Heitz*, F. Reviriego, J.-P. Sauvage*, Y. Trolez, K. Rissanen*
Université de Strasbourg, France and UniVersity of Jyväskylä, Finland
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Publication Date:
22 July 2010 (online)


The authors synthesized the two cyclic [4]rotaxanes 1 and 2. The structure of 2, containing zinc porphyrin units, was determined by X-ray crystallography and is the largest rotaxane molecule characterized in this way.