L-Alanine methyl ester hydrochloride monohydrate

Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research, Crystal and Structural Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online (Impact Factor: 0.35). 03/2011; 67(Pt 3):o586. DOI: 10.1107/S160053681100420X
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The enanti­opure title compound, C4H10NO2
+·Cl−·H2O, forms a two-dimensional network by inter­molecular hydrogen bonding parallel to (010). Non-merohedral twinning with a twofold rotation about the reciprocal c* axis as twin operation was taken into account during intensity integration and structure refinement. This twinning leads to alternative orientations of the stacked hydrogen-bonded layers.

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