Iterative molecular assembly based on the cation-pool method. Convergent synthesis of dendritic molecules

Toshiki Nokami, Kousuke Ohata, Masafumi Inoue, Hiroaki Tsuyama, Akito Shibuya, Kazuya Soga, Masayuki Okajima, Seiji Suga, Jun Ichi Yoshida

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Abstract

An iterative method for molecular assembly has been developed based on the cation-pool method using (trimethylsilyl)diphenylmethane as a building block. The silyl group works as both an activating group of the benzene ring in the Friedel-Crafts type reaction and an electroauxiliary in the subsequent low temperature anodic oxidation to generate dendritic diarylcarbenium ions, which were well characterized by low-temperature NMR spectroscopy. The convergent synthesis of dendritic molecules has been achieved by repeating the sequence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10864-10865
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume130
Issue number33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 20 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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