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Gelation by histidine-derived ureas

DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2017.1376062 DOI Help

Authors: Heather M. Coubrough (Durham University) , Christopher D. Jones (Durham University) , Dmitry Yufit (Durham University) , Jonathan W. Steed (Durham University)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Supramolecular Chemistry , VOL 30 , PAGES 384 - 394

State: Published (Approved)
Published: February 2018
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 11145

Abstract: A series of l-histidine-derived monoureas are described which exhibit versatile organogelation peroperties when the substituent directly attached to the urea is an aliphatic group. Arylureas exhibit a tendency to bind chloride anion.

Journal Keywords: Gel; urea; imidazole; hydrogen bonding

Subject Areas: Chemistry, Materials

Instruments: I19-Small Molecule Single Crystal Diffraction