Research Article: 2,2′-(Biphenyl-4,4′-diyldi­oxy)diacetic acid N,N-dimethyl­formamide solvate

Date Published: August 01, 2009

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Yu-Juan Cao.


In the crystal struture of the title compound, C16H14O6·C3H7NO, the two crystallographically independent benzene rings are coplanar [dihedral angle = 1.00 (2)°]. The crystal structure is stabilized by O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds between the diacid and the solvate dimethylformamide mol­ecule, resulting in the formation of a zigzag chain structure extending parallel to [001].

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For general background to biphenyl carbinols and their biological applications, see: Kamoda et al. (2006 ▶); Mikami & Yamanaka (2003 ▶); Sallam et al. (2006 ▶). For the crystal structures of related compounds, see: Rabnawaz et al. (2008 ▶); Tan et al. (2005 ▶). For the preparation of the title compound, see: Hayes & Branch (1943 ▶).




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