A dye-appended β-cyclodextrin (1) associates with α-cyclodextrin with color change, forming an asymmetric rotaxane-like structure containing two different cyclodextrins. The similar phenomenon was observed for the combination of 1 and β-cyclodextrin.

Tetsuo Kuwabara, Asao Nakamura, Tsukasa Ikeda, Hiroshi Ikeda, Akihiko Ueno, Fujio Toda

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-238
JournalSupramolecular Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Apr 1

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