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Pyridine, 2-methyl-

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data evaluated as indicated in comments:
HL - Edward P. Hunter and Sharon G. Lias

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
B - John E. Bartmess
LLK - Sharon G. Lias, Rhoda D. Levin, and Sherif A. Kafafi
RDSH - Henry M. Rosenstock, Keith Draxl, Bruce W. Steiner, and John T. Herron

View reactions leading to C6H7N+ (ion structure unspecified)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Proton affinity (review)949.1kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Gas basicity917.3kJ/molN/AHunter and Lias, 1998HL

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
9.37 ± 0.05EIZaretskii, Oren, et al., 1976LLK
9.4 ± 0.1EIStefanovic and Grutzmacher, 1974LLK
9.02 ± 0.03PIWatanabe, Nakayama, et al., 1962RDSH
9.26PEKimura, Katsumata, et al., 1981Vertical value; LLK
9.18PEKlasinc, Novak, et al., 1978Vertical value; LLK
9.20PERamsey and Walker, 1974Vertical value; LLK
9.20 ± 0.05PEHeilbronner, Hornung, et al., 1972Vertical value; LLK

Appearance energy determinations

Ion AE (eV) Other Products MethodReferenceComment
C5H6+12.87 ± 0.05HCNEIZaretskii, Oren, et al., 1976LLK
C6H6N+12.4 ± 0.1HEIPalmer and Lossing, 1963RDSH

De-protonation reactions

C6H6N- + Hydrogen cation = Pyridine, 2-methyl-

By formula: C6H6N- + H+ = C6H7N

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Δr1577. ± 13.kJ/molG+TSDePuy, Kass, et al., 1988gas phase; Acid: 2-methylpyridine. Between EtOH, iPrOH; B
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Δr1548. ± 13.kJ/molIMRBDePuy, Kass, et al., 1988gas phase; Acid: 2-methylpyridine. Between EtOH, iPrOH; B


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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Hunter and Lias, 1998
Hunter, E.P.; Lias, S.G., Evaluated Gas Phase Basicities and Proton Affinities of Molecules: An Update, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1998, 27, 3, 413-656, . [all data]

Zaretskii, Oren, et al., 1976
Zaretskii, Z.V.I.; Oren, D.; Kelner, L., Automatic method for the measurement of the electron impact ionization and appearance potentials, Appl. Spectrosc., 1976, 30, 366. [all data]

Stefanovic and Grutzmacher, 1974
Stefanovic, D.; Grutzmacher, H.F., The ionisation potential of some substituted pyridines, Org. Mass Spectrom., 1974, 9, 1052. [all data]

Watanabe, Nakayama, et al., 1962
Watanabe, K.; Nakayama, T.; Mottl, J., Ionization potentials of some molecules, J. Quant. Spectry. Radiative Transfer, 1962, 2, 369. [all data]

Kimura, Katsumata, et al., 1981
Kimura, K.; Katsumata, S.; Achiba, Y.; Yamazaki, T.; Iwata, S., Ionization energies, Ab initio assignments, and valence electronic structure for 200 molecules in Handbook of HeI Photoelectron Spectra of Fundamental Organic Compounds, Japan Scientific Soc. Press, Tokyo, 1981. [all data]

Klasinc, Novak, et al., 1978
Klasinc, L.; Novak, I.; Scholz, M.; Kluge, G., Photoelektronenspektren substituierter Pyridine und Benzole und ihre Interpretation durch die CNDO/SWW-Methode, Croat. Chem. Acta, 1978, 51, 43. [all data]

Ramsey and Walker, 1974
Ramsey, B.G.; Walker, F.A., A linear relationship between substituted pyridine lone pair vertical ionization potentials and pKa, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1974, 96, 3314. [all data]

Heilbronner, Hornung, et al., 1972
Heilbronner, E.; Hornung, V.; Pinkerton, F.H.; Thames, S.F., 31. Photoelectron spectra of azabenzenes and azanaphthalenes: III. The orbital sequence in methyl- and trimethylsilyl- substituted pyridines, Helv. Chim. Acta, 1972, 55, 289. [all data]

Palmer and Lossing, 1963
Palmer, T.F.; Lossing, F.P., Free radicals by mass spectrometry. XXX. Ionization potentials of anilino and 2-, 3-, and 4-pyridylmethyl radicals, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1963, 85, 1733. [all data]

DePuy, Kass, et al., 1988
DePuy, C.H.; Kass, S.R.; Bean, G.P., Formation and Reactions of Heteroaromatic Anions in the Gas Phase, J. Org. Chem., 1988, 53, 19, 4427, . [all data]


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