The effect of fluorine on supramolecular hydrogelation of 4-fluorobenzyl-capped diphenylalanine

Fang Yi Wu, Shu Min Hsu, Hsun Cheng, Ling Huang Hsu, Hsin-Chieh Lin*

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Abstract

With the replacement of only one hydrogen atom by fluorine, 4-fluorobenzyl-diphenylalanine was able to form a transparent hydrogel, while benzyl-diphenylalanine did not under similar conditions, indicating the remarkable effect of fluorine on supramolecular hydrogelation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4240-4243
Number of pages4
JournalNew Journal of Chemistry
Volume39
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2015

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