European Journal of Chemistry

Synthons for supramolecular assemblies: Synthesis of new triazine-core polyhydroxylated and multi-N-donor compounds

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Muhammad Moazzam Naseer
Habiba Nazir
Shahid Hameed


The synthesis of new triazine-core polyhydroxylated and multi-N-donor compounds are being reported. The reaction of 2,4,6-tris(4-n-butylaminophenyl)triazine (1) with cyanuric chloride provided star-shaped fragment (2) with six reactive chloro-substituents. Upon treatment of this fragment with bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amine (3a) and bis(2-pyridylmethyl)amine (3b), functionalized polyhydroxylated (4a) and multi-N-donor compounds (4b) were obtained in high yields through nucleophilic aromatic substitution. These functionalized compounds are expected to have unique applications in supramolecular self-assembly and material chemistry.


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Naseer, M. M.; Nazir, H.; Hameed, S. Synthons for Supramolecular Assemblies: Synthesis of New Triazine-Core Polyhydroxylated and Multi-N-Donor Compounds. Eur. J. Chem. 2013, 4, 149-152.

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The higher education commission (HEC), (PM-IPFP/HRD/HEC/2011/3407), Govt. of Pakistan, Pakistan
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