Templated amplification of an unexpected receptor for C70

Jean-Luc Wietor, G. Dan Pantos, Jeremy K. M. Sanders

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C70 mixes things up: C70 fullerene triggers the formation of a supramolecular receptor based on amino acid functionalized naphthalene diimides. This hexameric receptor is formed at the expense of a supramolecular helical nanotube (see picture) and highlights the dynamic combinatorial nature of hydrogen‐bonded scaffolds.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2689-2692
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie-International Edition
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2008


  • fullerenes
  • host-guest systems
  • hydrogen bonds
  • self-assembly

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