Complex compounds in which a dumbbell shaped molecule is encircled by a macrocycle. They are named after rota (wheel) and axis (axle). Notation with a prefix is used to indicate the number of interlocked components. They have potential use in nanotechnology. rotaxanes have been made with cyclodextrins and CYCLIC ethers.


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<b>Rotaxane</b> synthesis can be

Rotaxane synthesis can be
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Crystal structure of <b>rotaxane</b>

Crystal structure of rotaxane
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of a <b>rotaxane</b> with an

of a rotaxane with an
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The [2]<b>rotaxane</b> is formed in

The [2]rotaxane is formed in
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<b>Rotaxane</b>

Rotaxane
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<b>Rotaxane</b>

Rotaxane
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1 Synthesis of <b>rotaxanes</b> and

1 Synthesis of rotaxanes and
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Symptoms and diagnosis

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