Photo-Fries reaction in water made selective with a capsule

Lakshmi S. Kaanumalle, Corinne L.D. Gibb, Bruce C. Gibb, V. Ramamurthy

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The water soluble capsule formed by a deep cavity cavitand with eight carboxylic acid groups controls product distribution during photo-Fries rearrangement of naphthyl esters in water by restricting the mobility of primary singlet radical pair. This journal is

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)236-238
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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