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Resorcinol-Templated Synthesis of a Cofacial Terpyridine in Crystalline π-Stacked Columns

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posted on 06.05.2011 by Saikat Dutta, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, Leonard R. MacGillivray
A resorcinol achieves a templated stereospecific and near-quantitative synthesis of a cofacial terpyridine in the solid state. The solid-state synthesis occurs in one-dimensional π-stacked columns with reactivities highly sensitive to peripheral groups attached to the template.