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Acta Cryst. (2013). C69, 1067-1069
[ doi:10.1107/S0108270113021914 ]

N-(L-2-Aminopentanoyl)-L-phenylalanine dihydrate, a hydrophobic dipeptide with a nonproteinogenic residue

C. H. Görbitz and V. N. Yadav

Synopsis: The title dipeptide has a nonproteinogenic N-terminal residue. The crystal structure is divided into distinct hydrophobic and hydrophilic layers, the latter encompassing cocrystallized water molecules connecting the charged N- and C-terminal groups.

Formula: C14H20N2O3·2H2O

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