Intriguing association behavior in solution is exhibited by the rigid macrocycle 1. For instance, it reacts with organic cations to give ternary complexes of the composition (1 · cation) · 1, and with analogous macrocycles without cyano groups it forms heteroaggregates. R = CO2C8H17.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - 18 May 1998|
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