Date Published: June 01, 2010
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Anju Paul, Sherin Susan Punnoose, N. L. Mary, T. Narasimhaswamy, V. Ramkumar.
The title compound, C30H44N2O4, was obtained from the dimerization of 4-hexyloxyvanillin with ethylenediamine in 95% methanol solution. It adopts a trans configuration with respect to the C=N bond and possesses a crystallographically imposed centre of symmetry.
For Schiff bases derived from vanillin, see: Guo et al. (2008 ▶); Li (2008 ▶). For its biological activity, see: Liang et al. (2009 ▶); Lim et al. (2008 ▶). For the potential uses of molecular materials with supramolecular architectures in emerging technologies and medicine, see: Porta et al. (2008 ▶). For details of the preparation of the title compound, see: Dholakiya & Patel (2002 ▶); Maurya et al. (2003 ▶); Doyle et al. (2007 ▶).