OJIC  Vol.5 No.3 , July 2015
Three New Compounds Derived from Nitrofurantoin: X-Ray Structures and Hirshfeld Surface Analyses
Abstract: The polymorphism of nitrofurantoin (NF), 1), the cocrystals of NF:2,2’-bipyridyl = 2:1, 2) and NF: 1,10-phenanthroline = 1:1, 3) have been prepared and characterized. The crystal structure analyses show that there are various weak forces among the molecules, such as C/N-H···O, N-H···N hydrogen bond interactions and π···π/lone pair stacking interactions, which play a key role in the assembly of supramolecular networks. A thorough analysis of Hirshfeld surfaces and fingerprint plots facilitates a comparison of intermolecular interactions in 1 - 3, which are crucial in building supramolecular architectures.
Cite this paper: Wang, H. , Xiao, H. , Liu, N. , Zhang, B. and Shi, Q. (2015) Three New Compounds Derived from Nitrofurantoin: X-Ray Structures and Hirshfeld Surface Analyses. Open Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 5, 63-73. doi: 10.4236/ojic.2015.53008.

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