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Simultaneous Generation of a [2×2] Grid-like Complex and a Linear Double Helicate: A Three-Level Self-Sorting Process

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submitted on 30.09.2019 and posted on 01.10.2019 by Jean-François Ayme, Jean-Marie Lehn, Corinne Bailly, Lydia Karmazin
Two constitutional dynamic libraries (CDLs)—each containing two amines, two dialdehydes and two metal salts—have been found to self-sort, generating two pairs of imine-based metallosupramolecular architectures sharing no component, a [2×2] grid-like complex and a linear double helicate. These CDLs provided unique examples of a three-level self-sorting process, as only two imine-based ligand constituents, two metal complexes and two architectures were selected during their assembling out of all the possible combinations of their initial components. The metallosupramolecular architectures assembled were characterized by NMR, mass spectroscopy, and X-ray crystallography.

Funding

Advanced Research Grant SUPRADAPT 290585 Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 749351

History

Email Address of Submitting Author

lehn@unistra.fr

Institution

Université de Strasbourg- ISIS

Country

FRANCE

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0001-8981-4593

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

no conflict of interest

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