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Structural studies of analgesics and their interactions. II. The crystal structure of a 1:1 complex between antipyrine and salicyclic acid (salipyrine)

Singh, TP and Vijayan, M (1974) Structural studies of analgesics and their interactions. II. The crystal structure of a 1:1 complex between antipyrine and salicyclic acid (salipyrine). In: Acta Crystallographica Section B, B30 (MAR15). pp. 557-562.

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Abstract

The complex crystallizes in the space group P21/c with four formula units in a unit cell of dimensions a= 12.747, b= 7.416, c= 17.894 A and/3= 90.2 °. The structure has been solved by the symbolic addition procedure using three-dimensional photographic data and refined to an R value of 0.079 for 2019 observed reflexions. The pyramidal nature of the two hetero nitrogen atoms in the antipyrine molecule is inter:nediate between that observed in free antipyrine and in some of its metal complexes. The molecule is more polar than that in crystals of free antipyrine but less so compared with that in metal complexes. In the salicylic acid molecule, the hydroxyl group forms an internal hydrogen bond with one of the oxygen atoms in the carboxyl group. The association between the salicylic acid and the antipyrine molecules is achieved through an intermolecular hydrogen bond with the other carboxyl oxygen atom in the salicylic acid molecule as the proton donor and the carboxyl oxygen atom of the antipyrine molecule as the acceptor.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2009 05:50
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:48
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/24059

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