Structural transformations in zopiclone

N. Shankland, W.I.F. David, K. Shankland, A.R. Kennedy, C.S. Frampton, A.J. Florence

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Abstract

A monoclinic centrosymmetric form of zopiclone dihydrate undergoes a sequential, two-step transformation in the solid-state upon heating which results in separation of the enantiomers into a racemic conglomerate or racemic twins.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2204-2205
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume2001
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2001

Keywords

  • monoclinic
  • centrosymmetric form
  • zopiclone dihydrate
  • heating
  • racemic conglomerate
  • racemic twins

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    Shankland, N., David, W. I. F., Shankland, K., Kennedy, A. R., Frampton, C. S., & Florence, A. J. (2001). Structural transformations in zopiclone. Chemical Communications (London), 2001(21), 2204-2205. https://doi.org/10.1039/b107075d