Supramolecular photochemistry of encapsulated caged: Ortho -nitrobenzyl triggers

Nareshbabu Kamatham, A. Mohan Raj, Richard S. Givens, José P. Da Silva, V. Ramamurthy

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Abstract

ortho-Nitrobenzyl (oNB) triggers have been extensively used to release various molecules of interest. However, the toxicity and reactivity of the spent chromophore, o-nitrosobenzaldehyde, remains an unaddressed difficulty. In this study we have applied the well-established supramolecular photochemical concepts to retain the spent trigger o-nitrosobenzaldehyde within the organic capsule after release of water-soluble acids and alcohols. The sequestering power of organic capsules for spent chromophores during photorelease from ortho-nitrobenzyl esters, ethers and alcohols is demonstrated with several examples.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2411-2420
Number of pages10
JournalPhotochemical and Photobiological Sciences
Volume18
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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