A multitasking template: Rotaxanes have been synthesized with the help of a palladium active-metal template, which acts as both a template for threading and a catalyst for covalent-bond formation (see scheme). The synthesis is high yielding, operates under mild conditions, and is catalytic in palladium.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Jul 2007|