Research Article: (6,6′-Dimeth­oxy­biphenyl-2,2′-di­yl)bis(diphenyl­phosphane) P,P′-dioxide dihydrate

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Dongmei Dai, Lin Tang, Yanqing Gong.


In the title compound, C38H32O4P2·2H2O, the dihedral angle between the meth­oxy­phenol rings is 84.11 (7)°. O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds connect the water mol­ecules of crystallization with the main mol­ecule.

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For the synthesis of the title compound and its unsolvated crystal structure, see: Doherty et al. (2009 ▶). For similar structures, see: Meijboom (2011 ▶); Wang et al. (2011 ▶); Warsink et al. (2011 ▶).