Crystal structure of 2-methyl-3-nitro­benzoic anhydride

Rodolfo Moreno-Fuquen, Alexis Azcarate, Alan R. Kennedy

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The title molecule, C16H12N2O7, lies on a twofold rotation axis which bisects the central O atom. The dihedral angle between two symmetry-related benzene rings is 48.54 (9). In the
crystal, molecules are linked by weak C—H O hydrogen bonds which generate C(13) chains running parallel to [311].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o451
Number of pages1
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports
Issue number7
Early online date6 Jun 2015
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2015


  • crystal structure
  • benzoic acid derivative
  • anhydrous compound
  • hydrogen bonding

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