Structure of 2-methyl-3-phenyl-3-[(tri-p-tolyl)germyl] propanoic acid, (p-CH3C6H4)(3)GeCH(Ph)CH(Me)CO2H. CHCl3

Din Imtiaz ud, M Mazhar, S Ali, S Dastgir, K C Molloy, M F Mahon

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Abstract

In the title compound, one molecule of CHCl3, is also present in each asymmetric unit. The germanium adopts a distorted tetrahedral coordination geometry [C-Ge-C: 106.5(1) - 111.7(1)degrees]. experimental error [1.951(3) - 1.955(3) Angstrom], however Ge-C(22) of the substituted propanoic acid is significantly longer [1.997(3) Angstrom]. The molecule dimerises through hydrogen bonds between carboxylic acid groups, in a conventional Manner. The hydrogen bor.d is relatively strong [O(1)...O(2'): 2.661(2); H(2A)-O(1'): 1.81(4) Angstrom;
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-+
JournalMain Group Metal Chemistry
Volume25
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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