Research Article: 4-[Bis(3,4-dimethoxy­phen­yl)meth­yl]pyridine ethanol monosolvate

Date Published: June 01, 2010

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Fang-Fang Jian, Zhi-Peng Ni.


In the title compound, C22H23NO4·C2H6O, the pyridyl ring is aligned at 89.39 (2) and 87.41 (2)° with respect to the benzene rings, and the three rings connected to the methine C atom are arranged in a propeller-like conformation. The heterocycle is linked to the solvent mol­ecule by an O—H⋯N hydrogen bond.

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For background to the use of pyridine and its derivatives as ligands to bridge different metal ions and form functional coordination compounds, see: Chen et al. (2007 ▶); Fasina et al. (2004 ▶); Mancisidor et al. (2008 ▶). For the synthesis, see: Ostaszewski (1998 ▶).




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