Research Article: A triclinic polymorph of (E)-2-(1-hy­droxy-3-phenyl­prop-2-en-1-yl­idene)-4,5-dimeth­oxy­cyclo­pent-4-ene-1,3-dione

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Masoumeh Hosseinzadeh, Mat Ropi Mukhtar, Mohammad Ali Khalilzadeh, Hamid Khaledi.


The title compound, C16H14O5, is a triclinic polymorph of a previously reported monoclinic structure [Hosseinzadeh et al. (2011 ▶). Acta Cryst. E67, o1544]. The mol­ecule is roughly planar, the r.m.s. deviation from the least-squares plane of all non-H atoms being 0.092 Å. In the crystal, adjacent mol­ecules are linked through C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds into an infinite two-dimensional network parallel to (011). The layers are further connected via C—H⋯π inter­actions, forming a three-dimensional structure. Intra­molecular O—H⋯O and C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds are also observed.

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For the crystal structure of the monoclinic polymorph, see: Hosseinzadeh et al. (2011 ▶).