Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 220–222 | Cite as

Use of nuclear overhauser effect to determine conformation of NH-cyanine

  • A. M. Kolesnikov
  • M. I. Povolotskii
Brief Communications


Using the differential nuclear Overhauser effect, we have determined the preferential ZEEE-conformation of indocarbocyanine, in which the alkyl group at one of the nitrogen atoms is replaced by a hydrogen atom. The result obtained agrees with data from optical spectroscopy of bis-carbocyanines.


Hydrogen Nitrogen Spectroscopy Hydrogen Atom Nitrogen Atom 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Kolesnikov
    • 1
  • M. I. Povolotskii
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Organic ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSRKiev

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