Hexamethylenetetramine Hexahydrate: A New Type of Clathrate Hydrate

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Science  09 Jul 1965:
Vol. 149, Issue 3680, pp. 178-179
DOI: 10.1126/science.149.3680.178


Hexamethylenetetramine hexahydrate has a three-dimensional framework structure of hydrogen-bonded water molecules. Each hexamethylenetetramine molecule is located in a cavity within this framework but is linked to the water structure by hydrogen-bonds through three of its four nitrogen atoms.