2-Aminoethanaminium iodide

Alan Kennedy, Maurice O. Okoth

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Abstract

The title salt, [NH3CH2CH2NH2]+·I-, has an array structure based on strong intermolecular N-HN hydrogen bonding formed between the ammonium and amine groups of adjacent cations. This interaction gives a helical chain of cations that runs parallel to the b axis. The four remaining NH group H atoms all form hydrogen bonds to the iodide anion, and these iodide anions lie in channels parallel to the cation-cation chains.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbero1731
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports
Volume68
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • salt
  • 2-Aminoethanaminium iodide
  • hydrogen bonds
  • helical chain

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