• Fulltext

       

        Click here to view fulltext PDF


      Permanent link:
      https://www.ias.ac.in/article/fulltext/jcsc/127/05/0941-0948

    • Keywords

       

      Imidazolin-5-one; RFP chromophore; C = O…𝜋 stacking; planar polyenes; supramolecular interactions.

    • Abstract

       

      Crystal structures of four red kaede fluorescence protein chromophore analogues are reported here. Molecules I-III adopt a non-planar geometry stabilized by 𝜋 …𝜋 stacking and hydrogen bonding. Introduction of an electron push-pull system induces molecule IV to be planar and a C = O…𝜋 supramolecular interaction is observed as well. Strong electron withdrawing and donating groups also ensure formation of a higher order two and three dimensional supramolecular architecture through hydrogen bonds in molecules I and IV. All the analogues exhibit good photoluminescence properties and emit in the red region with excellent quantum yields.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Ashish Singh1 Basanta Kumar Rajbongshi1 Gurunath Ramanathan1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India 208 016
    • Dates

       
    • Supplementary Material

       
  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

© 2022-2023 Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru.