The synthesis of a novel iptycene containing the triphenylene unit

Françisco M. Raymo, Melchiorre F. Parisi, Franz H. Kohnke

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A novel hydrocarbon composed of three 9,10-dihydroanthracene units fused to the three pairs of β positions on a central triphenylene ring has been synthesised. The molecule defines two large cup-shaped cavities lined with π-electron system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5331-5332
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number33
StatePublished - Aug 13 1993
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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