Here is reported the investigation of a synthetic route for the preparation of Pd(ii)-containing catenanes in aqueous media. A pseudorotaxane intermediate was prepared, which can potentially be converted into a series of catenanes. From the pseudorotaxane, using a Pd(ii)-driven clipping step a dinuclear catenane was obtained in the solid state.
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- Inorganic Chemistry