Complexation with diol host compounds. Part 33. Inclusion and separation of pyridines by a diol host compound

Crystal Engineering 12/2000; 3(4):251-261. DOI: 10.1016/S1463-0184(00)00044-7


The host 1,1,6,6-tetraphenylhexa-2,4-diyne-1,6-diol includes pyridine and the picolines. The structures of these inclusion compounds and their lattice energies have been determined. The selectivity of the host for a particular guest has been measured by competition experiments and the results are rationalised in terms of the structural features of the host-guest compounds.

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