Research Article: Diaqua­bis(2-chloro­benzoato-κO)bis­(N,N-diethyl­nicotinamide-κN1)nickel(II)

Date Published: May 01, 2009

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Tuncer Hökelek, Hakan Dal, Barış Tercan, F. Elif Özbek, Hacali Necefoğlu.


In the monomeric and centrosymmetric title NiII complex, [Ni(C7H4ClO2)2(C10H14N2O)2(H2O)2], the NiII ion is located on an inversion center. The asymmetric unit contains one 2-chloro­benzoate ligand, one diethyl­nicotinamide (DENA) ligand and one coordinating water mol­ecule, the ligands being monodentate. The four O atoms in the equatorial plane around the NiII ion form a slightly distorted square-planar arrangement, while the slightly distorted octa­hedral coordination is completed by two N atoms of the DENA ligands in axial positions. The dihedral angle between the benzene ring and the attached carboxyl­ate group is 87.36 (10)°, while the pyridine and benzene rings are oriented at an angle of 41.90 (5)°. In the crystal structure, inter­molecular O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds link the mol­ecules into a two-dimensional network parallel to (10).

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For general backgroud, see: Antolini et al. (1982 ▶); Bigoli et al. (1972 ▶); Nadzhafov et al. (1981 ▶); Shnulin et al. (1981 ▶). For related structures, see: Hökelek et al. (1995 ▶, 1997 ▶, 2007 ▶, 2008 ▶); Hökelek & Necefoğlu (1996 ▶, 1997 ▶, 2007 ▶).




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