Flexible macrocycles as versatile supports for catalytically active metal clusters

Jason D. Ryan, Kevin J. Gagnon, Simon J. Teat, Ruaraidh D. Mcintosh

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Here we present three structurally diverse clusters stabilised by the same macrocyclic polyphenol; t-butylcalix[8]arene. This work demonstrates the range of conformations the flexible ligand is capable of adopting, highlighting its versatility in metal coordination. In addition, a Ti complex displays activity for the ring-opening polymerisation of lactide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9071-9073
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number58
Early online date12 Feb 2016
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jul 2016


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