Chiral porphyrin dimer with a macrocyclic cavity for intercalation of aromatic guests

Tadashi Ema, Norichika Ura, Katsuya Eguchi, Yuhei Ise, Takashi Sakai

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Chiral diporphyrin receptor 1, which has a macrocyclic cavity to sandwich aromatic guest molecules via double π-π stacking interactions, enabled the naked-eye detection of an aromatic explosive as well as chiral discrimination in NMR.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6090-6092
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - Jun 7 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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