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The Construction of AIE-Based Controllable Singlet Oxygen Generation System Directed by Supramolecular Strategy

Weirui Qian, Minzan Zuo, Guangping Sun, Yuan Chen, Tingting Han, Xiao-Yu Hu* , Ruibing Wang and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Commun. 2020 ( DOI:10.1039/D0CC02962A) (22 May, 2020)


 A highly efficient artificial light-harvesting system with two-step sequential energy transfer based on supramolecular self-assembly

Guangping Sun, Weirui Qian, Jianmin Jiao, Tingting Han, Yukun Shi, Xiao-Yu Hu* and Leyong Wang*

Journal of Materials Chemistry A( DOI:10.1039/D0TA03169K) (26 Apr, 2020)


Writable and Self-erasable Hydrogel Based on Dissipative AssemblyProcess from Multiple Carboxyl Tetraphenylethylene Derivative

Ming Cheng∥, Cheng Qian∥, Yihan Ding, Yuan Chen, Tangxin Xiao, Xiancai Lu, Juli Jiang* , and Leyong Wang*

ACS Materials Letters,2020 (DOI:10.1021/acsmaterialslett.9b00509 )(16 Mar, 2020)


Supramolecular Strategies for Controlling Reactivity within Confined Nanospace

Wang, Kaiya; Jordan, Jacobs; Hu, Xiao-Yu*, and Wang, Leyong

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020 (DOI:10.1002/anie.202000045(4 Mar, 2020)


Competitive Selection of Conformation Chirality of Water-Soluble Pillar[5]arene Induced by Amino Acid Derivatives

Yuan Chen; Lulu Fu; Baobao Sun; Cheng Qian; Ruibing Wang; Juli Jiang* ; Chen Lin* ; Jing Ma* ; Leyong Wang

Organic Letters,2020 (DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.0c00468)(28 Feb, 2020)


A Supramolecular Artificial Light-harvesting System with Two-step Sequential Energy Transfer for Photochemical Catalysis

Min Hao, # Guangping Sun, # Minzan Zuo, # Zuqiang Xu, Yuan Chen, Xiao-Yu Hu,* and Leyong Wang*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020 (DOI:10.1002/anie.201912654)



Supramolecular polymerization and cyclization of dioxynaphthalene motif bridged bifunctional UPys: minor variations in molecular skeleton and drastic differences in self-assembly

Tangxin Xiao,* Lixiang Xu, Julian Götz, Ming Cheng, Frank Würthner,* Jiande Gu, Xuejun Feng,* Zheng-Yi Li, Xiao-Qiang Sun and Leyong Wang

Materials Chemistry Frontiers ,2019 (DOI:10.1039/C9QM00595A)(21 Oct, 2019)

( Invited:This article is part of the themed collection:Mechanical Bond and Dynamic Covalent Bond


Supramolecular strategy for smart windows

Wang, Sai; Gao, Wei; Hu, Xiao-Yu*; Shen, Ying-Zhong, and Wang, Leyong

Chem. Commun. 2019 (DOI:10.1039/C9CC00273A)


Near-infrared boosted ROS responsive siRNA delivery and cancer therapy with sequentially peeled upconversion nano-onions

Yuling He, Shuwen Guo, Lina Wu, Pengwen Chen, LeyongWang, LiuYing, Ju Huangxian

Biomaterials.,2019,(DOI:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119501) (Dec 2019)


Stimuli-responsive nanocarriers constructed from pillar[n]arene-based supra-amphiphiles

Tangxin Xiao, Lijie Qi, Weiwei Zhong, Chen Lin,* Ruibing Wang * and  Leyong Wang

Mater. Chem. Front.,2019,(DOI:10.1039/C9QM00428A) (2 Aug 2019)

(Invited: This article is part of the themed collection:Supra-amphiphiles)


β-D-Galactose-Functionalized Pillar[5]arene with Interesting Planar- Chirality for Constructing Chiral Nanoparticles

Guangping Sun, Liangtao Pu, Srikala Pangannaya, Tangxin Xiao, Xiao-Yu Hu, Juli Jiang, Leyong Wang

Frontiers in Chemistry. 2019  (DOI:10.3389/fchem.2019.00743)

(Invited, This article is part of the themed collection:    New Macrocycles and their Supramolecular Perspectives Hosted by: Carmine Gaeta, De-Xian Wang )


Bifunctional supramolecular prodrug vesicles constructed from a camptothecin derivative with a water-soluble pillar[5]arene for cancer diagnosis and therapy

 Guangping Sun, Zhimei He, Min Hao, Zuqiang Xu, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Jun-Jie Zhu* and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Commun2019, (DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05859A) (14 Aug 2019)


Adjustable Chiral Self-sorting and Self-discriminating Behaviour between Diamond-like Tröger’s Base-linked Cryptands

Yuan Chen, Cheng Qian,  Qian Zhao,  Ming Cheng,  Xinran Dong, Yue Zhao,* Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang

Chem. Commun2019. DOI:10.1039/C9CC03577J) (18 June 2019(约稿)


Dual acid-responsive bola-type supramolecular vesicles for efficient intracellular anticancer drug delivery

Guangping Sun, Zhimei He, Min Hao, Minzan Zuo, Zuqiang Xu, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Jun-Jie Zhu,* and Leyong Wang*

Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2019.  (DOI:10.1039/C9TB00555B) (05 June 2019)


 N-Centered Chiral Self-sorting and Supramolecular Helix of Troger’s Base-based Dimeric Macrocycles in Crystalline State

Yuan Chen, Benkun Hong, Ming Cheng, Qian Zhao, Cheng Qian, Juli Jiang*, Shuhua Li, Chen Lin*, Leyong Wang

Frontiers in Chemistry. 2019. (DOI:10.3389/fchem.2019.00383) (31 May 2019)

( Invited, This article is part of the themed collection:  Functional Supramolecular Nanoassemblies of Π-Conjugated Molecules  Hosted by:  Penglei Chen, Bin Wu)


 Supramolecular polymers fabricated by orthogonal self-assembly based on multiple hydrogen bonding and macrocyclic host–guest interactions

Tangxin Xiao*; Ling Zhou; Xiao-Qiang Sun; Feihe Huang*; Chen Lin; Leyong Wang*,

Chin. Chem. Lett.2019,  (DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2019.05.011)


Pillar[5]arene Based Pseudo[1]rotaxane Operating as Acid/BaseControllable Two State Molecular Shuttle

Qian Zhao, Yuan Chen, Baobao Sun, Cheng Qian, Ming Cheng,* Juli Jiang,* Chen Lin, and Leyong Wang

European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2019.  (DOI:10.1002/ejoc.201900075)(05 March 2019)(约稿:Special Issue dedicatedto '50 Years of Rotaxanes')


Biomimetic folding of small organic molecules driven by multiple non-covalent interactions

Tangxin Xiao*; Lixiang Xu; Jie Wang; Zheng-Yi Li; Xiao-Qiang Sun*; Leyong Wang*,

Org. Chem. Front.2019 (DOI:10.1039/C9QO00089E) (12  Feb  2019)


Supramolecular functional complexes constructed by orthogonal self-assembly

Tangxin Xiao; Xiao-Qiang Sun*; Leyong Wang*

Book Chapter in Handbook of Macrocyclic Supramolecular Assembly 2019 (accepted)


Supramolecular vesicles based on pillar[n]arenes: design, construction, and applications.

Tangxin Xiao*; Weiwei Zhong; Lixiang Xu; Xiao-Qiang Sun; Xiao-Yu Hu*; Leyong Wang*

Org. Biomol. Chem.2019 (DOI:10.1039/C8OB03095B)  (08 Jan 2019) (Invited review)


Dynamic hydrogels mediated by macrocyclic host–guest interactions

Tangxin Xiao*; Lixiang Xu; Ling Zhou; Xiao-Qiang Sun; Chen Lin*; Leyong Wang*

J. Mater. Chem. B 2019  (DOI:10.1039/C8TB02339E)  (Invited review)


 Artificial light-harvesting systems fabricated by supramolecular host–guest interactions

Tangxin Xiao*; Weiwei Zhong; Ling Zhou; Lixiang Xu; Xiao-Qiang Sun; Robert B.P. Elmes* Xiao-Yu Hu; Leyong Wang,

 Chin. Chem. Lett. 2019 (DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2018.05.034)



From Supramolecular Vesicles to Micelles: Controllable Construction of Tumor‐Targeting Nanocarriers Based on Host–Guest Interaction between a Pillar[5]arene‐Based Prodrug and a RGD‐Sulfonate Guest

Xiao-Yu Hu,* Lei Gao, Stefanie Mosel, Martin Ehlers, Elio Zellermann, Hao Jiang, Shirley K. Knauer, Leyong Wang, and Carsten Schmuck*

Small.2018. 1803952  (DOI:10.1002/smll.201803952 )(27 December 2018)


Advanced functional materials constructed from pillararenes

Tangxin Xiao*, Lixiang Xu, Weiwei Zhong, Ling Zhou, Xiao-Qiang Sun, Xiao-Yu Hu, Leyong Wang*

Israel Journal of Chemistry 2018,58,1-12 (DOI:10.1002/ijch.201800026) (专辑) (November 2018)


Full-Color Tunable Fluorescent and Chemiluminescent Supramolecular Nanoparticles for Anti-Counterfeiting Inks

Zuo, Minzan; Qian, Weirui; Li, Tinghan; Hu, Xiao-Yu*; Jiang, Juli*; Wang, Leyong*

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2018,10 (45),39214-39221  (DOI:10.1021/acsami.8b14110) (22 October 2018)


Multi-Responsive Supramolecular Theranostic Nanoplatform Based on Pillar[5]arene and Diphenylboronic Acid Derivatives for Integrated Glucose Sensing and Insulin Delivery

Minzan Zuo, Weirui Qian, Zuqiang Xu, Wei Shao, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Dongmei Zhang,* Juli Jiang,* Xiaoqiang Sun, and Leyong WangI

Small.20181801942DOI:10.1002/smll.201801942(20September 2018)


Sunlight-Induced Photo-Thermochromic Supramolecular Nanocomposite Hydrogel Film for Energy-Saving Smart Window ( highlighted on website:Advanced Science News. )

Zuqiang Xu, † Sai Wang, † Xiao-Yu Hu,* Juli Jiang,* Xiaoqiang Sun, and Leyong Wang*

Solar RRL. 20182(11),1800204. (DOI:10.1002/solr.201800204)(14 September 2018)


Construction of drug-drug conjugate supramolecular nanocarriers based on water-soluble pillar[6]arene for combination chemotherapy

Wei Shao, Xin Liu, Guangping Sun,  Xiao-Yu Hu,* Jun-Jie Zhu and Leyong Wang

Chem. Commun.,2018, 54,9462-9465  (DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05180A) The article was first published on (31 Jul 2018) 


Synthesis of calix[4]thiourea cyclohexanediaminederivatives and theirapplications in asymmetric Michael addition reactions

Zheng-Yi Li, Hong-Xiao Tong, Hong-Kui Su, Yuan Chen, Tangxin Xiao,* Xiao-Qiang Sun, Leyong Wang*

Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018,14, 1901-1907.  (DOI:10.3762/bjoc.14.164)(专辑) (25 July 2018)


BifA Regulates Biofilm Development of Pseudomonas putida MnB1 as a Primary Response to H2O2 and Mn2+

Yanjing Zheng, Yumei Li, Hongyan Long, Xiaojuan Zhao, Keke Jia, Juan Li, Leyong Wang, Ruiyong Wang, Xiancai Lu and Dongmei Zhang*

Front. Microbiol. 2018 91490DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2018.01490)(10July2018)


Reversible switching of a fluorescent host-guest system: Cryptand interchange between two different recognition sites by regulating on guest molecule

Qi Wang, Bing Xia, Jingzeng Xu, Lu Tian, Ming Cheng, Juli Jiang

Dyes and Pigments.2018159, 513-516DOI:10.1016/j.dyepig.2018.07.010)(04July2018)


|Hot Paper|  Formation of Twisted b-Sheet Tapes from a Self-Complementary Peptide Based on Novel Pillararene-GCP Host–Guest Interaction with Gene Transfection Properties

Xiao-Yu Hu,* Martin Ehlers, Tingting Wang, Elio Zellermann, Stefanie Mosel, Hao Jiang, Jan-Erik Ostwaldt, Shirley K. Knauer, Leyong Wang, and Carsten Schmuck*

Chem. Eur. J. 2018 241-7DOI:10.1002/chem.201801315)(Jun 13, 2018)



邵为 刘昕 王婷婷 胡晓玉*

有机化学。2018,38,1107--1118 (DOI:10.6023/cjoc201711027)(May 11, 2018)


Supramolecular systems constructed by crown ether-based cryptands

Xintong Ren,  Jing Zhang, Ming Cheng, Qi Wang,* Juli Jiang*and Leyong Wang

Tetrahedron letters.  2018, 59,2197-2204(DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2018.04.056)(May 3, 2018)


Recent advances of functional gels controlled by pillar[n]arene-based host–guest interactions

Tangxin Xiao, Leyong Wang

Tetrahedron Letters. 2018 59, 1172-1182.(DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2018.02.028) (28 March, 2018)


Self-locked dipillar[5]arene-based pseudo[1]rotaxanes and bispseudo[1]rotaxanes with different lengths of bridging chains

Shuo Jiang, Ying Han,* Ming Cheng, Jing Sun, Chao-Guo Yan, Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang

New Journal of Chemistry.  2018, 42,7603 - 7606(DOI:10.1039/c7nj05192a )(March 27, 2018)


Dramatically Shrinking of Hydrogels Controlled by Pillar[5]arene-Based Synergetic Effect of Host-Guest Recognition and Electrostatic Effect

Sai Wang, Zuqiang Xu, Tingting Wang, Xin Liu, Yumo Lin, Ying-Zhong Shen*, Chen Lin*, and Leyong Wang*

J. Photochem. Photobiol., A. 2018 355,60-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.11.004(约稿:Special Issue for Professor Chen-Ho Tung on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday) (March 15, 2018)


Warm/cool-tone switchable thermochromic material for smart windows by orthogonally integrating properties of pillar[6]arene and ferrocene

Sai Wang, Zuqiang Xu, Tingting Wang, Tangxin Xiao, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Ying-Zhong Shen,* and Leyong Wang*

Nature Commun.2018, 9,1737(DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-03827-3 )(March 15, 2018)


Highly Efficient Artificial Light-Harvesting Systems Constructed in Aqueous Solution Based on Supramolecular Self-Assembly

Shuwen Guo, Yongshang Song, Yuling He, Xiao-Yu Hu,* and Leyong Wang*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018 57,3163 –3167.(DOI:10.1002/anie.201800175)(March 12, 2018)


Two sides to supramolecular drug delivery systems

Xiao-Yu Hu & Leyong Wang

Supramolecular Chemistry. 2018,30,664--666(DOI:10.1080/10610278.2017.1380280)(约稿:Speical Essay for Supramolecular Chemistry



李臻益胡晓玉  强琚莉 张冬梅 肖守军 林晨* 王乐勇

有机化学。201838,29-39DOI:10.6023/cjoc201708065)(约稿:吴养洁院士90华诞庆祝专辑)(Jan 25, 2018)



Acid/base-controllable Fluorescent Molecular Switches Based on Cryptands and Basic N-Heteroaromatics

Ming Cheng, Jing Zhang, Xintong Ren, Shuwen Guo, Tangxin Xiao, Xiao-Yu Hu, Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Comm.2017,53,11838--11841DOI:10.1039/C7CC07469G)(约稿:This article is part of the themed collection:Chemosensors and Molecular Logic


Supramolecular polymers based on pillar[5]arene-fused cryptand: design, fabrication and degradation with fluorescence changing

Qi Wang,* Ming Cheng, Lu Tian,Quli Fan and Juli Jiang*

Polymer Chemistry. 2017 8,6058–6063DOI:10.1039/c7py01096f


Supramolecular polymersomes constructed from water-soluble pillar[5]arene and cationic poly(glutamamide)s and their applications in targeted anticancer drug delivery

Shuwen Guo,  Tingxizi Liang,  Yongshang Song,  Ming Cheng,  Xiao-Yu Hu,*  Jun-Jie Zhu*  and Leyong Wang* 

Polymer Chemistry. 2017 8,5718–5725DOI:10.1039/C7PY01259D


GSH-Responsive supramolecular nanoparticles constructed by β-D-galactose-modified pillar[5]arene and camptothecin prodrug for targeted anticancer drug delivery

Xin Liu,  Wei Shao,  Yanjing Zheng,  Chenhao Yao,  Luming Peng,  Dongmei Zhang,  Xiao-Yu Hu*  and  Leyong Wang

Chem. Commun.2017 53,8596--8599 DOI:10.1039/C7CC04932C


A Four-armed Unsymmetrical Cryptandfrom Two Different Host−guest Interactions to Responsive Supramolecular Polymer

Chenhao Yao, Jing Zhang, Ming Cheng, Qiang Sun, Yi Pan, Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang*

Macromol. Rapid Commun.2017, 39,1700218 (DOI: 10.1002/marc.201700218)(约稿:Special Issue on 'Synthetic Macromolecular Machines' )


Ferrocenyl-guest tunable organogel constructed from a Pillar[6]arene-functionalized cholesterol derivative

Chenhao Yao,  Qiang Sun,  Wei Xia,  Jing Zhang,  Chen Lin,* and Leyong Wang *

J. Organomet. Chem.847(2017) 68-73DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2017.03.042

(约稿:Organometallic Chemistry: from Stereochemistry to Catalysis to Nanochemistry honoring Professor John Gladysz's 65 birthday Organometallic Chemistry: from Stereochemistry to Catalysis to Nanochemistry)


Glucose-Responsive Supramolecular Vesicles Based on Water-Soluble Pillar[5]arene and Pyridylboronic Acid Derivative for Controlled Insulin Delivery

Lei Gao, Tingting Wang, Keke Jia, Xuan Wu, Chenhao Yao, Wei Shao, Dongmei Zhang, Xiao-Yu Hu, Leyong Wang

Chem. Eur. J. 2017 23(27)6605-6614DOI: 10.1002/chem.201700345


Modulating the properties of quadruple hydrogen bonded supramolecular polymers by photo-cross-linking between coumarin moieties

Qi Wang, Ming Cheng, Ju-Li Jiang and Le-Yong Wang

Chin. Chem. Lett. 2017 28(4)793-797(DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2017.02.008


Axle length- and solvent-controlled construction of (pseudo)[1]rotaxanes from mono-thiourea-functionalised pillar[5]arene derivatives

Ying Han, Gui-Fei Huo, Jing Sun, Chao-Guo Yan, Yiheng Lu, Chen Lin and Leyong Wang

Supramol. Chem.201729(7)547-552 (DOI:10.1080/10610278.2017.1287367) Published online: 06 Feb 2017


A Dual-Responsive Bola-Type Supra-Amphiphile Constructed from Water-Soluble Pillar[5]arene and Naphthalimide-Containing Amphiphile for Intracellular Drug Delivery

Xin Liu, Keke Jia, Yichen Wang, Wei Shao, Chenhao Yao, Luming Peng, Dongmei Zhang, Xiao-Yu Hu, and Leyong Wang

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,9 (5), pp 4843–4850 (DOI:10.1021/acsami.7b00643)  Publication Date (Web): January 18, 2017


Thermo- and Oxidation-Responsive Supramolecular Vesicles Constructed from Self-Assembled Pillar[6]arene-Ferrocene Based Amphiphilic Supramolecular Diblock Copolymers

Sai Wang,Chenhao Yao, Mengfei Ni, Zuqiang Xu, Ming Cheng,Xiao-Yu Hu, Ying-Zhong Shen, Chen Lin,* Leyong Wang,* and Dianzheng Jia

Polym. Chem. 2017,8, 682-688DOI:10.1039/c6py01961g


Construction of Pillar[5]arene-functionalized Polymeric Hydrogel and Its Visual Detection of Herbicide Paraquat

Na-na Hou, Qiang Sun, Ning Zhang, Meng-fei Ni, Chen Lin, Le-yong Wang

Acta Polymerica Sinica.20170 (1): 86-92. (Papers) (DOI:10.11777/j.issn1000-3304.2017.16243)(约稿:超分子聚合物专辑)



Design and synthesis of molecular machines: Commentary on the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry(分子机器的设计与合成——2016年度诺贝尔化学奖成果简介)

JIANG Juli, JIANG, Wei, HUANG Feihe and WANG Leyong

Science & Technology Review, 2016,34(24): 28-33. (DOI:10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2016.24.003PDF(约稿)


Photolysis of a bola-type supra-amphiphile promoted by watersoluble pillar[5]arene-induced assembly

Shuwen Guo, Xin Liu, Chenhao Yao, Chengxi Lu, Qingxin Chen, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Leyong Wang*

Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 10751-10754 (DOI:10.1039/C6CC05993G)



Two Pillar[5]arene-based Mechanically Selflocked Molecules (MSMs): Planar Chirality in Crystals and Conformer Inversion in Solutions

Ming Cheng, Qi Wang, Yihan Cao, Yi Pan, Zhen Yang, Juli Jiang, Leyong Wang

Tetrahedron Lett. ,2016, 57,4133-4137 (DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.07.038)


Stimuli-responsive supramolecular gel constructed by pillar[5]arene-based pseudo[2]rotaxanes via orthogonal metal-ligand coordination and hydrogen bonding interaction

Xuan Wu, Ying Yu, Lei Gao, Xiao-Yu Hu and Leyong Wang  

Org. Chem. Front., 2016, 3, 966 - 970, (DOI:10.1039/C6QO00197A)(约稿: From the themed collection:HOT articles in Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2016)


Formation of a series of stable pillar[5]arene-based pseudo[1]-rotaxanes and their [1]rotaxanes in the crystal state

Ying Han, Gui-Fei Huo, Jing Sun, Ju Xie, Chao-Guo Yan*, Yue Zhao, Xuan Wu, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang

Scientific Reports. 2016,6, Published online10.1038/srep28748


4-Methylcoumarin-bridged Fluorescent Responsive Cryptand: from [2+2] Photodimerization to Supramolecular Polymer

Ming Cheng, Chenhao Yao, Yihan Cao, Qi Wang, Yi Pan, Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Comm. 2016, 52, 8715-8718 (Jun 5, 2016) (DOI:10.1039/C6CC03624D)


Controllable Construction of Biocompatible Supramolecular Micelles and Vesicles by Water-Soluble Phosphate Pillar[5,6]arenes for Selective Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery

Xiao-Yu Hu, Xin Liu, Wenyi Zhang, Shan Qin, Chenhao Yao, Yan Li, Derong Cao, Luming Peng, and Leyong Wang

Chem. Mater. 2016,28 (11), pp 3778–3788 , (DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00691)


Gyroscope Like Complexes based upon Dibridgehead Diphosphine Cages that are Accessed by Three Fold Intramolecular Ring Closing Metatheses and Encase Fe(CO)3, Fe(CO)2(NO)+ and Fe(CO)3(H)+ Rotators

Georgette Marie Lang, Takanori Shima, Leyong Wang, Kyle J Cluff, Katrin Skopek, Frank Hampel, Janet Bluemel, and John A. Gladysz

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016,138 (24), pp 7649–7663, (DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b03178)


Stable pillar[5]arene-based pseudo[1]rotaxanes formed in polar solution

Xuan Wu, Lei Gao, Jun-Zhao Sun, Xiao-Yu Hu, Le-Yong Wang

Chin. Chem. Lett. 2016,27(11),1655-1660 (DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2016.05.004)


Dramatically promoted swelling of a hydrogel by pillar[6]arene–ferrocene complexation with multi-stimuli responsiveness

Mengfei Ni, Ning Zhang, Wei Xia, Xuan Wu, Chenhao Yao, Xin Liu, Xiao-Yu Hu, Chen Lin,* and Leyong Wang*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (20), pp 6643–6649, (DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b03296)


Topochemical Polymerization of Assembled Diacetylene Macrocycle bearing Dibenzylphosphine Oxide in Solid State

Xiaoning Zhang, Chao Deng, Meng Wang, Xin Liu, Chen Lin,* Luming Peng,* and Leyong Wang

Supramol. Chem.2017, 29(2), 94-101 (DOI:10.1080/10610278.2016.1187731)


Supramolecular Drug Delivery Systems Based on Water-Soluble Pillar[n]arenes

Xuan Wu, Lei Gao, Xiao-Yu Hu* and Leyong Wang

Chem. Rec. 2016, 16(3), 1216-1227 (DOI:10.1002/tcr.201500265)(约稿)


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A Phosphine Oxide Functional Group Based [2]Rotaxane that Operates as a Mutistable Molecular Shuttle

Ming Cheng, Li Liu, Yihan Cao, Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang*

ChemPhysChem. 2016, 17(12), 1835-1839 (DOI:10.1002/cphc.201501016) (约稿: Special Issue:Molecular Machines)


Design and Construction of Supramolecular Assemblies Containing Bis(m-phenylene)-32-crown-10-based Cryptands

Wang Qi, Cheng Ming, Cao Yihan, Jiang Juli, Wang Leyong

Acta Chim. Sinica.2016,74(1), 9-16, (DOI:10.6023/A15090585 )First Published online 13 Dec 2015(约稿)



pH-Responsive Supramolecular Vesicles Assembled by Water-Soluble Pillar[5]arene and BODIPY Photosensitizer for Chemo-Photodynamic Dual Therapy

Lu-Bo Meng, Wenyi Zhang, Dongqi Li, Yan Li, Xiao-Yu Hu, Leyong Wang and Guigen Li

Chem. Commun.2015, 51, 14381-14384 , (DOI:10.1039/C5CC05785J)(04 Aug 2015)


A novel dynamic pseudo[1]rotaxane based on mono-biotin-functionalized pillar[5]arene

Xuan Wu, Mengfei Ni, Wei Xia, Xiao-Yu Hu,* and Leyong Wang 

Org. Chem. Front. 2015, 2, 1013-1017 , (DOI:10.1039/C5QO00159E )

(约稿 This article is part of the themed collections:HOT articles in Organic Chemistry Frontiers in 2015 andCelebrating the 80th Birthday of Professor Ei-ichi Negishi)


'Responsive Gel-Like Supramolecular Network Based on Pillar[6]arene-Ferrocenium Recognition Motifs in Polymeric Matrix'

Wei Xia, Mengfei Ni, Chenhao Yao, Xiaoliang Wang, Dongzhong Chen, Xiao-Yu Hu, Leyong Wang*

Macromolecules   2015, 48,4403–4409 , (DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00889) (June 13, 2015)


Syntheses of Iron(0) Complexes of Symmetrical Trialkylphosphines with Three Terminal Vinyl Groups, P((CH2)mCH=CH2)3

Georgette LangDirk SkaperTakanori ShimaMichael OttoLeyong WangJohn Gladysz*

Aust J. Chem. 2015, 68,1342-1351 , (DOI:10.1071/CH15178) (Apr.21, 2015)


Two new triazolophanes: synthesis, structures, self-assembling, and anion complexation properties

Qunpeng Duan, Wei Xia, Chen Lin*, Yi Pan, and Leyong Wang

Tetrahedron Lett. 2015,56,4002-4006,(DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2015.05.013)


Well-Defined Pillararene-Based Azobenzene Liquid Crystalline Photoresponsive Materials and Their Thin Films with Photomodulated Surfaces 

Shi Pan+, Mengfei Ni+, Bin Mu, Qian Li, Xiao-Yu Hu, Chen Lin, Dongzhong Chen*, and Leyong Wang*

 [+]  Contributed equally to this work.

Adv. Funct. Mater.  2015, 25,  3571–3580(DOI10.1002/adfm.201500942)(Apr. 14, 2015)


A Switchable Bistable [2] Rotaxane Based on Phosphine Oxide Functional Group

Shuangjin Zhang,† Qi Wang,† Ming Cheng, Xiaohong Qian, Yang Yang,* Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang

[†]  Contributed equally to this work.

Chin. Chem. Lett. 2015,  26885-888(

DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2015.05.015 ) (Apr. 17, 2015)(Invited for Special issue ' Supramolecular Chemisry.')


GSH- and pH-responsive drug delivery system constructed by water-soluble pillar[5]arene and lysine derivative for controllable drug release

Xuan Wu, Yan Li, Chen Lin,a Xiao-Yu Hu* and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Commun. 2015,51, 6832-6835 (DOI:10.1039/C5CC01393C)(09 Mar 2015)  First published online 11 Mar 2015


Novel pseudo[2]rotaxanes constructed by self-assembly of dibenzyl tetramethylene bis-carbamate derivatives and per-ethylated pillar[5]arene

Shuhan Xiong, Xiaoning Zhang, Lu-Bo Meng, Juli Jiang, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang  

Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 6504-6507(DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01345C) (03 Mar 2015)   First published online 03 Mar 2015


FRET supramolecular polymers constructed by a BODIPY-bridged pillar[5]arene dimer with BODIPY guests for mimicking light-harvesting system of natural photosynthesis

Lu-Bo Meng, Dong-Qi Li, Shuhan Xiong, Xiao-Yu Hu, Leyong Wang* and Guigen Li

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51,4643-4646 (DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00398A)(05 Mar 2015) First published online 05 Feb 2015 


Supramolecular Prodrug Micelles Constructed by Drug-Drug Con-jugate with Water Soluble Pillar[6]arene for Controllable and Rapid Drug Release

Yu Cao,+  Xiaochun Zou,+  Shuhan Xiong, Yan Li, Ying-Zhong Shen, Xiao-Yu Hu*  and Leyong Wang

[+]  contributed equally to this work.

Chin. J. Chem.,2015, 33, 329-334 (22 Jan 2015) (Front Cover) (Invited for Special issue ' Pillarar[n]arene')


A pillar[5]arene-fused cryptand: from orthogonal self-assembly to supramolecular polymer

Qi Wang, Ming Cheng, Yue Zhao, Lin Wu, Juli Jiang,* Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan

Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 3623-3626 (DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00130G) (22 Jan 2015)First publishedonline 23 Jan 2015   


Supramolecular Nanoparticles Constructed by DOX-Based Prodrug with Water Soluble Pillar[6]arene for Self-Catalyzed Rapid Drug Release

Yu Cao+, Yan Li+, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Xiaochun Zou, Shuhan Xiong, Chen Lin and Leyong Wang*  [+]  contributed equally to this work.

Chem. Mater.,2015, 27, 1110-1119 (DOI: 10.1021/cm504445r)  (14 Jan 2015)


The Recognition of n-Alkyl Phosphonic or Carboxylic Acid by Mono-Squaramide-Functionalized Pillar[5]arenes

Can Jin, Xiaoning Zhang, Xuan Wu, Man Zhang, Juli Jiang, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang

Supramol. Chem.2015,  27, 329-335 (Dec. 17, 2014) (DOI:10.1080/10610278.2014.999769)(Invited for Special Issue:  Ninth International Symposium of Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC-9))


Dual pH- and Photo-Responsive Supramolecular Nanocarriers Based on Water-Soluble Pillar[6]arene and Different Azobenzene Derivatives for Intracellular Anticancer Drug Delivery

Xiao-Yu Hu, Keke Jia, Yu Cao, Yan Li, Shan Qin, Fan Zhou, Chen Lin, Dongmei Zhang and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Eur. J. ,2015, 21, 1208-1220(DOI:10.1002/chem.201405095) First publishedonline 4 Nov 2014


P=O functional group-containing cryptands: from supramolecular complexes to poly[2]pseudorotaxanes

Qi Wang, Ming Cheng, Xiao-Yu  Hu, Juli Jiang,* Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan

Chem. Commun., 2015,  51,2667-2670   (DOI:10.1039/C4CC09487E)(15 Dec 2014)First published online 22 Dec 2014


A Novel Ferrocene-Functionalized Bistable [2]Rotaxane with Fluorescence Responses

Li Liu, Qi Wang, Ming Cheng, Xiao-Yu Hu, Juli Jiang* and Leyong Wang*    Highlight by ChemistryViews

Asian J. Org. Chem.,2015, 4, 221-225(DOI:10.1002/ajoc.201402155R1) First published online 16 Oct 2014 (invited for Theme Issue)



Controllable Fabrication of Various Supramolecular Nanostructures Based on Nonamphiphilic Azobenzene Derivatives and   Pillar[6]arene

Shan Qin, Shuhan Xiong, Yang Han, Xiao-Yu Hu* and Leyong Wang

 Chin. J. Chem.,2015, 33, 107-111   (DOI:0.1002/cjoc.201400508(invited for Special Issue: Nanochemistry)



Redox-switchable host-guest systems based on a bisthiotetrathiafulvalene-bridged cryptand 

Qi Wang , Ming Cheng , Yue Zhao , Zhen Yang , Juli Jiang , Leyong Wang , Yi Pan 

Chem. Commun.,2014,50, 15585-15588 (DOI:10.1039/C4CC07770A)First published online 27 Oct 2014


Squaramide Derivatives and Their Applications in Ion Recognition

Xiaohong Qian , CanJin,  Xiaoning Zhang, Yan Jiang *, Lin Chen*, Leyong Wang

Prog. Chem.(化学进展), 2014, 26(10), 1701-1711 (DOI:10.7536/PC140705)


Theoretical Study on Conformation Dynamics of Three-Station Molecular Shuttle in Different Environments and its Influence on

 NMR Chemical Shifts and Binding Interactions

Pingying Liu, Wei Li, Li Liu, Leyong Wang, and Jing Ma*

J. Phys. Chem. A., 2014118 (39), 9032–9044 (DOI:10.1021/jp5020516)


 Multistimuli-Responsive Supramolecular Vesicles Based on Water-Soluble Pillar[6]arene and SAINT Complexation for Controllable Drug Release

Yu Cao,+ Xiao-Yu Hu,+ Yan Li, Xiaochun Zou,Shuhan Xiong, Chen Lin, Ying-Zhong Shen, and Leyong Wang*  [+] contributed equally to this work.

J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2014, 136(10), 10762-10769.(DOI: 10.1021/ja505344t)First published online July 10, 2014


Hydrogen-Bonded Supramolecular Polymers (Chapter)

Chen Lin, Tangxin Xiao, and Leyong Wang

Hydrogen Bonding Supramolecular Structures and Materials Z-T. Li, and L-Z. Wu (eds.), 2014  in Press,  Springer


Controllable aggregation-induced emission based on tetraphenylethylene-functionalized pillar[5]arene via host-guest recognition

Jie Wu, Shu Sun, Xiaoqing Feng, Yuping Dong, Xiao-Yu Hu* and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 9122-9125(DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03127J) First published online 17 Jun 2014 


 Dynamic Supramolecular Complexes Constructed by Orthogonal  Self-Assembly

Xiao-Yu Hu, TTangxin Xiao, Chen Lin,  Feihe Huang  and Leyong Wang*

Acc. Chem. Res., 2014, 47, 2041-2051(DOI: 10.1021/ar5000709)First published online May 29, 2014(约稿 This article is part of theResponsive Host−Guest Systems special issue)




 化学进展2014, 26,1409-1426


Recent Advances of (Pseudo) Rotaxanes Constructed by Pillar[n]arenes.

Xuan Wu, Qunpeng Duan, Mengfei Ni, Xiao-Yu  Hu* and Leyong Wang*

 Chin. J. Org. Chem., 2014, 34 (3): 437-449.  (DOI:10.6023/cjoc201312018) (Front Cover)


Supramolecular Polymers for Organic Electronics and Optoelectronics

Dongzhong Chen  and Leyong Wang

 Section: Electronic, Magnetic, Information, and Light-Emitting Polymers,A. C. Grimsdale (Section ed.) In: “The Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials S. Kobayashi and K. Müllen(eds),2014 in press, Springer.


Dynamic Self-Inclusion Behavior of Pillar[5]arene-Based Pseudo[1]rotaxanes

Yangfan Guan, Pingying Liu, Chao Deng, Mengfei Ni, shuhan Xiong, Chen Lin, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Jing Ma* and Leyong Wang*

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12, 1079-1089  (DOI: 10.1039/C3OB42044B)First published online 19 Nov 2013


The self-complexation of mono-urea-functionalized pillar[5]arenes with abnormal urea behaviors

Mengfei Ni, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Juli Jiang,* and Leyong Wang

Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 1317-1319(DOI:10.1039/C3CC47823HFirst published online 08 Nov 2013



Cu-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling Reactions of (Benzo)thiazoles with Cyclic Ethers

Zengyang Xie, Yuping Cai, Chen Lin,  Hong-Wen Hu,  Juli Jiang,* Zhao-Xu Chen,* Leyong Wang,  and Yi Pan

Org. Lett.2013,15 (17), 4600-4603

(DOI:10.1021/ol4022113) (Aug, 20, 2013)


 Switchable supramolecular polymers from the orthogonal self-assembly of quadruple hydrogen bonding and benzo-21-crown-7–

secondary ammonium salt recognition

Tangxin Xiao, Xiaoqing Feng, Qi Wang, Chen Lin,* Leyong Wang*, and Yi Pan

Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 8329-8331(DOI:10.1039/C3CC44525A) (July, 29, 2013)


pH-Responsive Supramolecular Vesicles Based on Water-Soluble Pillar[6]arene and Ferrocene Derivative for Drug Delivery

Qunpeng Duan ,Yu Cao , Yan Li , Xiaoyu Hu , Tangxin Xiao , Chen Lin , Yi Pan , and Leyong Wang*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135 (28), 10542-9 (DOI:10.1021/ja405014r)(July, 6, 2013)


Pillar[5]arene-based side-chain pseudorotaxane and polypseudorotaxanes as novel fluorescent sensors for the selective

 detection of halogen ions

Shu Sun, Jianbing Shi, Yuping Dong, Chen Lin, Xiao-Yu Hu*, Leyong Wang*

Chin. Chem. Lett. ,2013, 24 (11), 987-992.(DOI:10.1016/j.cclet.2013.07.014) (Jun, 17, 2013) (Invited for Special Issue)


Pillar[5]arene-based supramolecular polypseudorotaxane polymer network constructed by orthogonal self-assembly

Xiao-Yu Hu, Xuan Wu, Sai Wang, Dongzhong Chen, Wei Xia, Chen Lin, Yi Pan and Leyong Wang*

Polym. Chem.,2013,4, 4292-4297(DOI:10.1039/C3PY00575E) (Front Cover)



Novel Macrocycles Bearing Dithienylethene Units and Urea Functional Groups: Synthesis, Structure, and Photochromic Property

Tangxin Xiao, Shao-Lu Li,  Xiaoning Zhang, Chen Lin, and Leyong Wang*

Chin. J. Chem. 2013, 31, 627-634 (DOI10.1002/cjoc.201300246)(Apr. 22, 2013)

(Invited, Themed Issue: Supramolecular Chemistry); Dedicated to Prof. Hongwen HU on the occasion of his 89th birthday.


Synthesis, Chemo-selective Properties of Substituted 9-Aryl-9H-fluorenes from Triarylcarbinols and Enantiomerical Kinetics of

 Chiral 9-Methoxy-11-(naphthalen-1-yl)-11H-benzo[a]fluorene

Ming-yu Teng,* Ying Liu, Shao-lu Li, Guoli Huang, Juli Jiang* and Leyong Wang

RSC Adv.,2013, 3 (23), 9016-9022 (DOI10.1039/C3RA41273CFirst published online 08 Apr 2013


A novel redox-responsive pillar[6]arene-based inclusion complex with the ferrocenium guest

Wei Xia, Xiao-Yu Hu Yong Chen, Chen Lin,* and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 5085-5087(DOI:10.1039/C3CC41903GFirst published online 15 Apr 2013


Pillar[5]arene-based Side-chain Polypseudorotaxanes as An Anion-responsive Fluorescent Sensor

 Shu Sun, Xiao-Yu Hu,* Dongzhong Chen, Jianbing Shi, Yuping Dong, Chen Lin, Yi Pan, Leyong Wang*

Polym. Chem., 2013, 4,  2224-2229 (DOI10.1039/C3PY00162H)First published online 06 Feb 2013


Phosphine Oxide Functional Group Based Three-Station Molecular Shuttle

Li Liu, Yuanyuan Liu, Pingying Liu, Jie Wu, Yangfan Guan, Xiaoyu Hu, Chen Lin, Yang Yang, Xiaoqiang Sun, Jing Ma and Leyong Wang*

Chem. Sci.,2013, 4, 1701-1706(DOI:10.1039/C3SC22048F) First published online 31 Jan 2013



Squaramide-based tripodal receptors for selective recognition of sulfate anion

Can Jin, Man Zhang, Lin Wu, Yangfan Guan, Yi Pan, Juli Jiang*, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang

Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2025-2027(DOI:10.1039/C3CC00196B )  First published online 24 Jan 2013


Cu-Catalyzed Direct C-H Bond Functionalization: A Regioselective Protocol to 5-Aryl Thiazolo[3,2-b]-1,2,4-triazoles

 Zengyang Xie, Xiaojun Zhu, Yangfan Guan, Dunru Zhu, Hongwen Hu, Chen Lin, Yi Pan, Juli Jiang* and Leyong Wang

 Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013,11, 1390–1398(DOI:10.1039/C2OB27326H )  First published online 12 Dec 2012


Novel Calix[4]arene-based Receptors with Bis-squaramide Moieties for Colorimetric Sensing of Anions via Two Different

 Interaction Modes

 Can Jin, Man Zhang, Chao Deng, Yangfan Guan, Jun Gong, Dunru Zhu, Yi Pan, Juli Jiang* and Leyong Wang


Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54,796-801.(DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.11.117) First published online1 December 2012



 Highly Controllable Ring-Chain Equilibrium in Quadruply Hydrogen Bonded Supramolecular Polymers

Tangxin Xiao, Xiaoqing Feng, Shuyang Ye, Yangfan Guan, Shao-Lu Li, Qi Wang, Ya Ji, Dunru Zhu, Xiaoyu Hu, Chen Lin, Yi Pan and Leyong Wang*

Macromolecules.,2012,45(24),9585-9594 (DOI:10.1021/ma302459n) (December 10, 2012)


The Color Changeable OLEDs Controlled by Doping Ratio and Driving Voltage with an Anthracene Derivative Doped Layer

Ming-Yu Teng, Qiu-Lei Xu, Hong-Yan Li, Lin Wu, You-Xuan Zheng*, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang

RSC Advances  2012, 2,10175-10178.(DOI:10.1039/C2RA20737KFirst published online 04 Sep 2012


Improved recognition of alkylammonium salts by ion pair recognition based on a novel heteroditopic pillar[5]ar

  Mengfei Ni, Yangfan Guan, Lin Wu, Chao Deng, Xiaoyu Hu, Juli Jiang, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang

Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 6409-6413.(DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.09.043First published online 19 September 2012


Novel pillar[5]arene-based dynamic polyrotaxanes interlocked by the quadruple hydrogen bondingureidopyrimidinone motif

Xiao-Yu Hu, Xuan Wu, Qunpeng Duan, Tangxin Xiao, Chen Lin and Leyong Wang*

Org. Lett.,2012,14, 4826-4829 (DOI:10.1021/ol302149t) (September 4, 2012)


 Chiral Interconversions of Pd and/or Au Bis-Metallated [32]Octaphyrins(1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0) Involving Hückel and Möbius Macrocyclic

 Topologies: A  Theoretical Prediction

Zeyu Liu, Ziqi Tian, Wenbin Li, Suci Meng, Leyong Wang and Jing Ma*

J. Org. Chem.,2012,77, 8124-8130(DOI:10.1021/jo3014879) (August 27, 2012)


Pillar[5]arene-based polymeric architectures constructed by orthogonal supramolecular interactions

 Guan, Yangfan; Ni, Mengfei; Hu, Xiaoyu; Xiao, Tangxin; Xiong, Shuhan; Lin, Chen; Wang*, Leyong

 Chem. Commun.,2012,48, 8529-8531.(DOI:10.1039/C2CC33943A) First published online 04 Jul 2012


Novel [2]pseudorotaxanes constructed by self-assembly of bis-urea-functionalized pillar[5]arene and linear alkyl dicarboxylates

 Duan, Qunpeng; Xia, Wei; Hu, Xiaoyu; Ni, Mengfei; Jiang, Juli; Lin, Chen; Pan, Yi; Wang*, Leyong

Chem. Commun.,2012,48, 8532-8534. (DOI:10.1039/C2CC34049FFirst published online 04 Jul 2012


Recent research progresses of macrocycles containing phosphorus (超分子有机膦大环化合物研究进展)

Li Liu, Yuanyuan Liu, Chao Deng, Chen Lin and Leyong Wang*

 Scientia. Sinica. Chimica (中国科学化学) 2012, 42(10), 1428-37. Invited (DOI:10.1360/032012-260)


Sonication-induced self-assembly of flexible tris(ureidobenzyl)amine: from dimeric aggregates to supramolecular gels

Deng, Chao; Fang, Ru; Guan, Yangfan; Jiang, Juli; Lin, Chen; Wang*, Leyong

 Chem. Commun.,2012,48, 7973-7975. (DOI:10.1039/C2CC33408A) First published online 19 Jun 2012


 Advanced supramolecular polymers constructed by orthogonal self-assembly

 Shao-Lu Li, Tangxin Xiao, Chen Lin and Leyong Wang*

 Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012,41, 5950-5968. Invited (DOI:10.1039/C2CS35099H) First published online 06 Jul 2012 (约稿 This article is part of the themed collection:Supramolecular polymers)


Pillar[5]arene-based supramolecular polypseudorotaxanes constructed from quadruple hydrogen bonding

 Hu, Xiao-Yu; Zhang, Pingyuan; Wu, Xuan; Xia, Wei; Xiao, Tangxin; Jiang, Juli; Lin, Chen; Wang*, Leyong

 Polym. Chem., 2012, 3, 3060-3063.Invited (DOI:10.1039/C2PY20285A) First published online 16 May 2012 


New P-Bridgehead Urea-Based Tripodal Anion Receptors for H2PO4¯ Recognition.

 Lin Wu, Li Liu, Ru Fang, Chao Deng, Jun Han, Chen Lin* and Leyong Wang

 Tetrahedron Lett., 2012,53, 3637–3641.(DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.05.018) First published online 10 May 2012


Deposition-Pressure-Induced Optimization of Molecular Packing for High-Performance Organic Thin-Film Transistors Based on

 Copper Phthalocyanine

 Yi Li, Shuang Chen, Oi Liu, Leyong Wang, Takao Someya, Jing Ma, Xizhang Wang* and Zheng Hu

 J. Phy. Chem. C., 2012, 116, 4287-4292.(DOI:10.1021/jp210547j) January 16, 2012)


Electron mobility determination of efficient phosphorescent iridium complexes with tetraphenylimidodiphosphinate ligand via

 transient  electroluminescence method

Ming-Yu Teng, Song Zhang, Sheng-Wei Jiang, Xu Yang, Chen Lin, You-Xuan Zheng*, Leyong Wang*, Di Wu*, Jing-Lin Zuo and Xiao-Zeng You

 Appl. Phy. Lett., 2012,100, 073303-073306. (DOI:10.1063/1.3684971)


Novel self-assembled dynamic [2]catenanes interlocked by the quadruple hydrogen bonding ureidopyrimidinone motif

 Tangxin Xiao, Shao-Lu Li, Yajie Zhang, Chen Lin, Bingjie Hu, Xinchao Guan, Yihua Yu, Juli Jiang and Leyong Wang*

 Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 1417-1421.(DOI:10.1039/C2SC01004F) (Back cover)First published online 18 Jan 2012



 Narrow rim CMPO/adamantylcalix[4]arenes for the extraction of lanthanides and actinides

Vatsouro, Ivan; Serebryannikova, Alina; Wang, Leyong; Hubscher-Bruder, Véronique; Shokova, Elvira; Bolte, Michael; Arnaud-Neu, Françoise; Böhmer, Volker; Kovalev, Vladimir

 Tetrahedron.,2011, 67, 8092-8101.(DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2011.08.059)First published online27 August 2011


Ligand-Free Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective C-2 Arylation of Imidazo[2,1-b]thiazoles

 Guoli Huang, Hongsheng Sun, Xiaojie Qiu, Can Jin, Chen Lin, Yingzhong Shen, Juli Jiang* and Leyong Wang*

 Org. Lett.,2011, 13, 5224-5227.(DOI:10.1021/ol2021109) (September 13, 2011)


 Formation of polypseudorotaxane networks by cross-linking the quadruple hydrogen bonded linear supramolecular polymers via

 bisparaquat molecules

 Shao-Lu Li, Tangxin Xiao, Bingjie Hu, Yajie Zhang, Feng Zhao, Ya Ji, Yihua Yu, Chen Lin and Leyong Wang*

  Chem. Commun.,2012,47, 10755-10757.(DOI:10.1039/C1CC14559B) First published online 26 Aug 2011


Novel supramolecular organocatalysts of hydroxyprolinamide based on calix[4]arene scaffold for the enantioselective Biginelli


 Li, Zheng-Yi; Xing, Huaijie; Huang, Guoli; Sun*, Xiaoqiang; Jiang*, Juli; Wang, Leyong

Sci. China. Chem.,2011, 54, 1726-1734.(DOI:10.1007/s11426-011-4374-z)


 New Light on the Ring–Chain Equilibrium of a Hydrogen-Bonded Supramolecular Polymer Based on a Photochromic

 Dithienylethene Unit and its Energy-Transfer Properties as a Storage Material

 Shao-Lu Li, Tangxin Xiao, Wei Xia, Xia Ding, Yihua Yu, Juli Jiang and Leyong Wang*

 Chem. Eur. J.,2011, 17, 10716-10723. (DOI:10.1002/chem.201100691First published online 11 AUG 2011


New linear supramolecular polymers that are driven by the combination of quadruple hydrogen bonding and crown ether-paraquat


 Shao-Lu Li, Tangxin Xiao, Yufei Wu, Juli Jiang and Leyong Wang*

 Chem. Commun.,2011, 47, 6903-6905.(DOI:10.1039/C1CC12003D) First published online 23 May 2011


Chiral Moieties-Oriented Single-Stranded Helical Assembly of Calix[4]azacrown Derivatives

  Yang-Fan Guan, Zheng-Yi Li, Meng-Fei Ni, Chen Lin, Juli Jiang, Yi-Zhi Li and Leyong Wang*

 Crystal Growth & Design.,2011, 11, 2684-2689(DOI:10.1021/cg2000975) May 17, 2011)


Synthesis, structural characterization of benzimidazole-functionalized Ni(II) and Hg(II) N-heterocyclic carbene complexes and their

 applications as efficient catalysts for Friedel–Crafts alkylations

 Guoli Huang, Hongsheng Sun, Xiaojie Qiu, Yingzhong Shen, Juli Jiang* and Leyong Wang*

 J. Organomet. Chem., 2011, 696, 2949-2957.(DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2011.04.039)  First published online 30 May 2011


Binaphthyl-bridged bis-imidazolinium salts as N-heterocyclic carbene ligand precursors in the palladium-catalyzed Heck reaction

 Hui Wu, Can Jin, Guoli Huang, Lianjun Wang, Juli Jiang and Leyong Wang*

 Sci. China. Chem.,2011, 54, 951-956.(DOI:10.1007/s11426-011-4272-4 )


 The Use of Calixarenes in Asymmetric Catalysis

 Zheng-Yi Li, Jiawen Chen, Ying Liu, Wei Xia and Leyong Wang*

  Curr. Org. Chem.,2011, 15, 39-61.(DOI:10.2174/138527211793797837)(约稿)



 Palladium Catalyzed Cross Coupling Reactions: A Brief Introduction to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

 Tangxin Xiao, Li Liu, Ju Li Jiang and Leyong Wang

Chin. J. Nature., 2010,32(6),332-337 .(约稿)


 Square Planar Palladium Complexes with trans-Di- and Tribenzylphosphine LigandsBearing O(CH2)4CH=CH2 Substituents; Two- and Three-Fold Intramolecular Ring Closing Metatheses”.

Jun Han, Chao Deng, Ru Fang, Deyang Zhao, Leyong Wang* and John A. Gladysz*

Organometallics2010, 29, 3231-3234.



Ying Liu, Leyong Wang,  Jingjing Wang, Li Liu, Mingyu Teng

Acta Crystallogr. E.2010, 66 , O1577.


 Novel prolinamide organocatalysts based on calix[4]arene scaffold for  the enantioselective direct aldol reaction.

 Zheng-Yi Li, Chengxi Lu, Guoli Huang, Jiejie Ma, Hongsheng Sun, Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan*

Lett. Org. Chem.2010, 461-466.



Chao Deng, Jun Han, Ming Yu Teng, De-Yang Zhao and Le -Yong Wang*

Progress in Chemistry(化学进展)2010,22, 1021-1034.


 Tripod Molecules build Molecular Networks and Open dimer Capsule by Weak Interactions.

 Jun Han, Chao Deng, Ru Fang, Yizhi Li, Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan*

Sci China Ser B-Chem2010,53, 851-857.



 Synthesis and Functional Group Transformations of Tris(pyrazol-1-yl)methane (Tpm) and -ethane (Tpe) Derivatives for the Preparation of Sterically Hindered Chelating Macrobicycles.

Leyong Wang, Clement Michelin, and Jean-Claude Chambron*

Synthesis2009, 3419-3426.


Versatility and dynamics of the copper(i) coordination sphere in sterically hindering tris(pyrazolyl)methane-incorporating macrobicycles.

 Leyong Wang, Jean-Claude Chambron*, and Enrique. Espinosa

New J. Chem.2009,33 (2), 327-336.


High Enantioselective Direct Aldol Reaction Catalyzed by Proline Based on Calix[4]arene Scaffold in thePresence of Water. 

Zheng-Yi Li, Jiawen Chen, Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan*



High-performance Liquid Chromatography Study of the Nitration Course of Tetrabutoxycalix[4]arene at the Upper Rim: Determination of the Optimum Conditions for the Preparation of 5,11,17-Trinitro-25,26,27,28-tetrabutoxycalix[4]arene. 

Zheng -Yi Li, Jie-Jie Ma, Jia-Wen Chen, Yi Pan, Ju Li Jiang* and Leyong Wang*

Chin. J. Chem.   2009,27, 2031-2036.


 Novel Tripod L-prolinamide Catalysts Based on Tribenzyl/phenylphosphine Oxide for theDirect Aldol Reaction.

Jun Han, Hui Wu, Mingyu Teng, Zheng-Yi Li, Yang-Nian Wang, Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan*

Synlett.  2009, 933-936.


Unprecedented Synthesis of Chiral Calix[4](Aza)Crowns and Its Potent EncapsulatingMethanol.

 Zheng-Yi Li, Mingyu Teng, Jie Jie Ma, Ji Huang, Leyong Wang* and Yi Pan*

Sci China Ser B-Chem2009,52 (4), 497-504.

2008 and before (Partial)


Gyroscope-like molecules consisting of three-spoke stators that enclose 'switchable' neutral dipolar rhodium rotators; reversible cycling between faster and slower rotating Rh(CO)I and Rh(CO)(2)I species.

Wang, L.; Shima, T.; Hampel, F.; Gladysz*, J. A

Chem. Commun. 2006,  (39), 4075-4077.


 'Giant' gyroscope-like molecules consisting of dipolar Cl-Rh-CO rotators encased in three-spoke stators that define 25-27-membered macrocycles

Wang, L.; Hampel, F.; Gladysz*, J. A.,

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.2006,45 (26), 4372-4375.


Synthesis of huge macrocycles using two calix[4]arenes as templates

Cao, Y.; Wang, L.; Bolte, M.; Vysotsky Myroslav, O.; Bohmer*, V

Chem.  Commun.2005,  (25), 3132-4.


Extraction of americium and europium by CMPO-substituted adamantylcalixarenes

Babain, V. A.; Alyapyshev, M. Y.; Karavan, M. D.; Bohmer, V.; Wang, L.; Shokova, E. A.; Motornaya, A. E.; Vatsouro, I. M Kovalev, V. V.,

Radiochimica Acta2005,93 (12), 749-756.


Multiple catenanes derived from calix[4] arenes

Wang, L. Y.; Vysotsky, M. O.; Bogdan, A.; Bolte, M.; Bohmer, V

 Science2004,304 (5675), 1312-1314.


Synthesis of a macrobicycle incorporating the tris(pyrazolyl)methane ligand

Wang, L. Y.; Chambron, J. C

Org. Let.   2004,6 (5), 747-750.


 Template synthesis of multi-macrocycles by metathesis reaction

 Vysotsky, M. O.; Bogdan, A.; Wang, L. Y.; Bohmer*, V.,

Chem. Commun.2004,  (11), 1268-1269.


Homo- and copolymerization of norbornene and styrene with Pd- and Ni-based novel bridged dinuclear diimine complexes and MAO

Mi, X.; Ma, Z.; Wang, L.; Ke, Y.; Hu*, Y.,

Macromol. Chem. Phys.2003,204 (5/6), 868-876.


Vinyl polymerization of norbornene with dinuclear diimine nickel dichloride/MAO

.Mi, X.; Ma, Z.; Cui, N.; Wang, L. Y.; Ke, Y. C.; Hu*, Y. L

J. Appl. Polym. Sci.2003, 88(14), 3273-3278.


Self-assembly of tetrahedral M4L6 clusters from a new rigid ligand

He, C.; Wang, L. Y.; Wang, Z. M.; Liu, Y.; Liao, C. S.; Yan*, C. H.,

J. Chem. Soc.-Dalton Transactions2002, (2), 134 -135.


A molecular device controlled by acid-base - A new switch of the pseudorotaxane based on electron donor biphenyl ether derivatives and electron accepter CPQT.

Wang, L.; Xi, H.; Sun, X.; Pan, Y.; Hu, H.,

Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities (in Chinese)2001,22 (1), 143-145.


Synthesis of functionalized para-phenylene oxide oligomers

Wang, L.; Xi, H.; Sun, X.; Shen, Y.; Yang, Y.; Pan, Y.; Hu, H

Synth. Commun.2000,30 (2), 227-234.

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