Two new structures of 5-nitrouracil

A.R. Kennedy, M.O. Okoth, D.B. Sheen, J.N. Sherwood, R.M. Vrcelj

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The structure of monoclinic anhydrous 5-nitrouracil, C4H3N304, and of the solvate 5-nitrouracil dimethyl sulfoxide, C4H3N304.C2H6OS, are presented and compared with the previously known structures of the orthorhombic anhydrous form and the monohydrate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)547-550
Number of pages3
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Experimental study
  • Crystal structure
  • Molecular structure
  • XRD
  • Nitrogen heterocycle
  • Six membered ring
  • Pyrimidine base
  • Ureas
  • Nitro compounds
  • Solvate
  • Organic compounds


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