Redox-Switched Crown Ethers. Cyclic-Acyclic Interconversion Coupled with Redox between Dithiol and Disulfide

Seiji Shinkai, Kenichi Inuzuka, Osamu Miyazaki, Osamu Manabe

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Synthesis, ion affinity, and redox properties of a pair of “redox-switched” crown analogues with a dithiol group atα,ω-positions (Crred) and a disulfide bond in the ring (Crox) are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3440-3442
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1984
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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