Cholanamide components for organic alloys; expanding the scope of nanoporous steroidal ureas

Leana Travaglini, Lydia N. Bridgland and Anthony P. Davis*

Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 4803-4805


Amide-linked side-chains can substitute for esters in crystalline nanoporous steroidal ureas (NSPUs). This efficient conjugation method increases the versatility of NPSUs, and should aid the inclusion of complex functional units in the crystal channels.