Hydrogen-bonded lyotropic liquid crystals of folic acids: Responses to environment by exhibiting different complex patterns

Kiyoshi Kanie, Takayasu Yasuda, Masayuki Nishii, Seiji Ujiie, Takashi Kato

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Abstract

Lipophilic folic acid derivatives exhibit lyotropic liquid-crystalline states in organic solvents. The change of the mesophases from lamellar to columnar is induced by the change of specific hydrogen bonding patterns from ribbon to disk with the increase of hydrophobic environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)480-481
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)

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