Crystal structures and hydrogen bonding in the proton transfer salts of nicotine with 3,5-dinitrosalicylic acid and 5-sulfosalicylic acid

Smith, Graham & Wermuth, Urs D. (2014) Crystal structures and hydrogen bonding in the proton transfer salts of nicotine with 3,5-dinitrosalicylic acid and 5-sulfosalicylic acid. Acta Crystallographica. Section E: Structure Reports Online, 70, pp. 430-434.

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The structures of the 1:1 anhydrous salts of nicotine (NIC) with 3,5-dinitrosalicylic acid (DNSA) and 5-sulfosalicylic acid (5-SSA), namely (1R,2S)-1-methyl-2-(3-pyridyl)-1H-pyrrolidin-1-ium 2-carboxy-4,6-dinitrophenolate, C10H15N2+ C7H3N2O7-, (I) and (1R,2S)-1-methyl-2-(3-pyridyl)-1H-pyrrolidin-1-ium 3-carboxy-4-hydroxybenzenesulfonate, C10H15N2+ C7H5O6S-, (II) are reported. The asymmetric units of both (I) and (II) comprise two independent nicotinium cations (C and D) and either two DNSA or two 5-SSA anions (A and B), respectively. One of the DNSA anions shows a 25% rotational disorder in the benzene ring system. In the crystal of (I), inter-unit pyrrolidinium N-H...N(pyridine) hydrogen bonds generate zigzag NIC cation chains which extend along a while the DNSA anions are not involved in any formal inter-species hydrogen bonding but instead form pi--pi associated stacks which parallel the NIC chains along a [ring centroid separation, 3.857(2)A]. Weak C-H...O interactions between chain substructures give an overall three-dimensional structure. With (II), A and B anions form independent zigzag chains with C and D cations, respectively, through carboxylic acid O-H...N(pyridine) hydrogen bonds. These chains, which extend along b are pseudo-centrosymmetrically related and give pi--pi interactions between the benzene rings of anions A and B and the pyridine rings of the NIC cations C and D, respectively [ring centroid separations, 3.6422(19) and 3.7117(19)A]. Present also are weak intermolecular C-H...O hydrogen-bonding interactions between the chains, giving an overall three-dimensional structure.

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ID Code: 83148
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: crystal structure, proton-transfer compounds, nicotine, 3,5-dinitrosalicylic acid, 5-sulfosalicylic acid
DOI: 10.1107/S1600536814023253
ISSN: 1600-5368
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 International Union of Crystallography
Deposited On: 06 Apr 2015 22:28
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2015 01:35

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