Cytosinium hydrogen chloranilate monohydrate

Kazuma Gotoh, Rie Ishikawa, Hiroyuki Ishida

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The title compound, C4H6N3O +·C6HCl2O4 -·H2O, is a monohydrate salt of chloranilic acid (2,5-dichloro-3,6-dihydroxy-1,4-benzoquinone) with cytosine [4-aminopyrimidine- 2(1H)-one]. In the crystal structure, the cytosinium cation, the hydrogen chloranilate anion and the water molecule are held together through O-H⋯O, N-H⋯O, N-H⋯Cl and C-H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming a molecular tape. The tapes are further linked by O-H⋯Cl and C-H⋯Cl hydrogen bonds, forming a three-dimensional hydrogen-bond network.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o4738-o4740
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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