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Modulating the preferred O-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen-bonding motif in a conformationally constrained environment through hydroxy-group derivatization

Mehta, Goverdhan and Sen, Saikat (2010) Modulating the preferred O-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen-bonding motif in a conformationally constrained environment through hydroxy-group derivatization. In: Acta Crystallographica Section C, 66 (Part 2). O59-O63.

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Abstract

The crystal structures of three conformationally locked esters, namely the centrosymmetric tetrabenzoate of all-axial per-hydronaphthalene- 2,3,4a, 6,7,8a-hexaol, viz. trans-4a, 8a-dihydroxyperhydronaphthalene-2,3,6,7-tetrayl tetrabenzoate, C38H34O10, and the diacetate and dibenzoate of all-axial perhydronaphthalene-2,3,4a, 8a-tetraol, viz. (2R*,3R*,4aS*,8aS*)-4a, 8a-dihydroxyperhydronaphthalene-2,3-diyl diacetate, C-14-H22O6, and (2R*, 3R*, 4aS*, 8aS*)-4a, 8a-dihydroxyperhydronaphthalene- 2,3-diyl dibenzoate, C24H26O6, have been analyzed in order to examine the preference of their supramolecular assemblies towards competing inter-and intramolecular O-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen bonds. It was anticipated that the supramolecular assembly of the esters under study would adopt two principal hydrogen-bonding modes, namely one that employs intermolecular O-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen bonds (mode 1) and another that sacrifices those for intramolecular O-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen bonds and settles for a crystal packing dictated by weak intermolecular interactions alone (mode 2). Thus, while the molecular assembly of the two crystalline diacyl derivatives conformed to a combination of hydrogen-bonding modes 1 and 2, the crystal packing in the tetrabenzoate preferred to follow mode 2 exclusively.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to International Union of Crystallography.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2010 13:26
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/25820

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