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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
catenane +  
rotaxane +  
A system in which at least one macrocycle encloses another, rod-like molecule (shaft) having end groups too large to pass through the ring opening, and thus holds the rod-like molecule in position without covalent bonding.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: rotaxanes
Related Synonyms: Rotaxan

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