Rotaxanes
(Polyrotaxanes; Pseudorotaxanes)


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

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The <b>rotaxanes</b> were constructed

The rotaxanes were constructed
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