Photolabile dendrimers using o-nitrobenzyl ether linkages

Mario Smet, Li Xin Liao, Wim Dehaen, Dominic V. McGrath

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(Formula presented) Benzyl aryl ether dendrimers containing photosensitive, veratryl-based o-nitrobenzyl AB linkages (bold bonds) were prepared to the third generation and shown to undergo site-specific degradation when irradiated with ultraviolet light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-512
Number of pages2
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 24 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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