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Rotaxanes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rotaxanes
Tree Number(s)
D02.825
Unique ID
D043862
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043862
Annotation
coord with specific Cat D chemical structure term if pertinent; TAXANES is also available
Scope Note
Complex compounds in which a dumbbell shaped molecule is encircled by a macrocycle. They are named after rota (wheel) and axis (axle). Notation with a prefix is used to indicate the number of interlocked components. They have potential use in NANOTECHNOLOGY. Rotaxanes have been made with CYCLODEXTRINS and CYCLIC ETHERS.
Entry Term(s)
Polyrotaxanes
Pseudorotaxane
Pseudorotaxanes
Rotaxane
Registry Number
0
See Also
Catenanes
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Rotaxanes Preferred
Polyrotaxanes Related
Pseudorotaxanes Narrower
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