Molecular recognition and the design of solid state structures: Protonation-induced conformational change and self-assembly of 2,6-diamidopyridinium phosphates

Steven J. Geib, Simon C. Hirst, Cristina Vicent, Andrew D. Hamilton

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Abstract

Protonation of 2,6-diamidopyridine with diaryl phosphates leads to a conformational change in the pyridine from inwardly to outwardly directed amide-NH groups and a resultant self-assembly of the anion and cation into an alternating cocrystal with a novel hydrogen bonding motif.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1283-1285
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

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  • Molecular Medicine

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