Dimerization of aromatic ureido pyrimidinedione derivatives: Observation of an unexpected tautomer in the solid state

Lu Cui, Suresh Gadde, Atindra D. Shukla, Hao Sun, Joel T. Mague, Angel E. Kaifer

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Ureido pyrimidinedione derivatives with phenyl, 1-naphthyl and 2-naphthyl substituents form stable dimers via quadruple hydrogen bonding, but the 1-naphthyl derivative presents an unexpected tautomer in the solid state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1446-1448
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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