Vera Vasylyeva,a Susanta K. Nayak,b Giancarlo Terraneo,*ab Gabriella Cavallo,ab Pierangelo Metrangolo*abc and Giuseppe Resnatiab
b Center for Nano Science and Technology@Polimi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milan, Italy
c VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland, P.O. Box 1000, FI-02044 VTT, Finland
CrystEngComm, 2014,16, 8102-8105
Received 15 Jun 2014, Accepted 23 Jul 2014
First published online 24 Jul 2014
The peptide bond model N-methylacetamide self-assembles with a range of dihalotetrafluorobenzenes forming co-crystals that all show the occurrence of orthogonal hydrogen and halogen bonds.