Synthesis of Disubstituted Cucurbit[6]uril and Its Rotaxane Derivative

Hiroyuki Isobe, Sota Sato, Eiichi Nakamura

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    (Matrix Presented) Synthesis of diphenyl cucurbit[6]uril (CB[6]) has been achieved via co-oligomerization of diphenyl glycoluril and unsubstituted glycoluril. The unsymmetrically substituted CB[6], Ph2CB[B], was further converted to a rotaxane incorporating bis(dinitrophenyl)spermine.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1287-1289
    Number of pages3
    JournalOrganic letters
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 2002 Apr 18

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry


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