Table 1

Gelation properties of four compounds at room temperature
Solvents TC16-Azo TC16-Azo-Me SC16-Azo SC16-Azo-Me
Chloroform S S S I
Tetrachloromethane S S I G (4.0)
Benzene S S G (2.0) G (2.0)
Toluene S S I I
Nitrobenzene G (1.5) G (2.0) I G (2.0)
Aniline G (1.5) G (2.0) I G (2.0)
Acetone G (1.5) G (3.0) I I
Cyclopentanone G (1.5) S I I
Cyclohexanone S S I I
Ethyl acetate G (2.5) G (2.0) I I
n-Butyl acrylate S S I I
Petroleum ether I I I I
Pyridine G (1.5) S G (2.0) I
DMF G (1.5) G (2.0) G (2.0) G (3.0)
Ethanol G (1.5) I I I
n-Propanol G (2.5) G (2.0) I I
n-Butanol G (2.5) G (2.0) I I
n-Pentanol G (2.5) G (2.0) I I
1,4-Dioxane G (2.5) S I G (3.0)
THF S S I I
n-Hexane I I I I

DMF, dimethylformamide; THF, tetrahydrofuran; S, solution; G, gel; I, insoluble; for gels, the critical gelation concentrations at room temperature are shown in parentheses (% w/v).

Jiao et al.

Jiao et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:160   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-160

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