A New Tetraaza Macrotricycle and Its Inclusion Compound with Chloroform. Synthesis and Crystal Structures

  • T. Schönherr
  • E. Weber
  • W. Seichter


A new tetrasubstituted tetraaza macrotricycle 1 was prepared and shown to form a crystalline inclusion compound with chloroform, 1 chloroform (1:2). Crystal structures of the two compounds are reported. In the unsolvated 1, tightly interlocked packing of the molecules involving π-stacking interactions of the aromatic groups is determined while in the inclusion compound with chloroform the solvent molecules are accommodated into channels possessing C—H···FFN contact to 1.


chloroform complex crystalline inclusion compound tetraaza macrotricycle X-ray structure determination 


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  1. 1.Institut für Organische Chemie der TechnischenUniversität Bergakademie FreibergFreiberg/SachsenGermany

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