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Cycloparaphenylenes

Closing the loop

Nature Chemistry volume 6, pages 383385 (2014) | Download Citation

The synthesis of [5]CPP, the smallest and by far the most strained member of the family of macrocycles known as cycloparaphenylenes, has been reported in quick succession by two different research groups. But how long will the new record holder retain its title?

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  1. Graham J. Bodwell is in the Department of Chemistry, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1B 3X7, Canada

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