Research Article: 1,1,3,3-Tetra­ethyl­isoindolin-2-ium chloride

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Graham Smith, Urs D. Wermuth.


In the title compound, C16H26N+·Cl−, the cations and anions form discrete centrosymetric cyclic dimers through N—H⋯Cl hydrogen-bonding associations with graph-set R42(8).

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For the structures of related isoindoline and isoindolinium compounds, see: Fairhurst et al. (1996 ▶); Micallef et al. (1999 ▶). For the synthesis of alkyl-substituted isoindolines, see: Tönjes et al. (1964 ▶); Griffiths et al. (1983 ▶). For graph-set anlysis, see: Etter et al. (1990 ▶).