Imidazolium 4-aminobenzoate

Rodolfo Moreno-Fuquen, Alan R. Kennedy, Denise Gilmour, R. H. De Almeida Santos, Rommel B. Viana

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Abstract

In the title salt, C3H5N2+ center dot C7H6NO2-, the carboxylate group of the 4-aminobenzoate anion forms a dihedral angle of 13.23 (17)degrees with respect to the benzene ring. There are N-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen-bonding interactions between the anion and cation, and weak intermolecular C-H center dot center dot center dot O contacts with carboxylate O-atom acceptors of the 4-aminobenzoate anion result in extended three-dimensional R-4(4)(22) and R-5(6)(30) edge-fused rings along the [100], [010] and [001] directions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)O3044-U182
Number of pages11
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports
Volume65
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2009

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Keywords

  • crystal structures
  • aminobenzoate anion forms
  • benzene ring

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Moreno-Fuquen, R., Kennedy, A. R., Gilmour, D., De Almeida Santos, R. H., & Viana, R. B. (2009). Imidazolium 4-aminobenzoate. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports, 65, O3044-U182. https://doi.org/10.1107/S160053680904625X