Helical self-organization and hierarchical self-assembly of an oligoheterocyclic pyridine-pyridazine strand into extended supramolecular fibers.

@article{Cuccia2002HelicalSA,
  title={Helical self-organization and hierarchical self-assembly of an oligoheterocyclic pyridine-pyridazine strand into extended supramolecular fibers.},
  author={Louis A Cuccia and Eliseo Ruiz and J Lehn and J Homo and M. Schmutz},
  journal={Chemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 15},
  pages={3448-57}
}
The synthesis and characterization of an alternating pyridine-pyridazine strand comprising thirteen heterocycles are described. Spontaneous folding into a helical secondary structure is based on a general molecular self-organization process enforced by the conformational information encoded within the primary structure of the molecular strand itself… CONTINUE READING