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Molecular Knots. / Fielden, Stephen; Leigh, David; Woltering, Steffen L.

In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2017.

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Fielden, S, Leigh, D & Woltering, SL 2017, 'Molecular Knots', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201702531

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Fielden, S., Leigh, D., & Woltering, S. L. (2017). Molecular Knots. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201702531

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Fielden S, Leigh D, Woltering SL. Molecular Knots. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 2017. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201702531

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Fielden, Stephen ; Leigh, David ; Woltering, Steffen L. / Molecular Knots. In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 2017.

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abstract = "The first synthetic molecular trefoil knot was preparedin the late 1980s. However, it is only in the last few years thatmore complex small-molecule knot topologies have beenrealized through chemical synthesis. The steric restrictionsimposed on molecular strands by knotting can impart significantphysical and chemical properties, including chirality, strong andselective ion binding, and catalytic activity. As the number andcomplexity of accessible molecular knot topologies increases itwill become increasingly useful for chemists to adopt the knotterminology employed by other disciplines. Here we reviewsynthetic strategies towards molecular knots and outline theprinciples of knot, braid and tangle theory appropriate tochemistry and molecular structure.",
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