Table 4 Flexibility Ka of nitrile and amine azotosomes, and activation energy ΔE to remove a molecule from each azotosome.
SpeciesKa (J/m2)ΔE (kcal/mol)
Acrylonitrile0.2617.1
Acetonitrile0.375.8
Propanenitrile0.107.6
Butanenitrile0.136.4
Pentanenitrile0.558.4
Hexanenitrile0.266.0
Aminopropane0.225.2
Aminobutane0.196.7
Aminopentane0.287.7
Aminohexane0.307.7
Hexane bilayer2.20