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Gallagher, John F.; Alley, Steven; Lough, Alan J.
The title compound, [Fe2(C5H5)2(C30H22N2O2)], a 2:1 product of the reaction of 2-ferrocenylbenzoic acid and 2-amino-4-methylpyridine, forms a twisted molecular structure in the solid state due to steric effects from the two benzene rings ortho-substituted with ferrocenyl and carbonyl-derived groups. A short intramolecular C-H...[pi] interaction is observed involving a substituted [eta]5-C5H4 ring and an ortho H atom of the benzene ring on the opposite side of the molecule. In the crystal structure, there are no classical hydrogen bonds: interactions comprise a short C6-H...[pi](C6) interaction involving substituted benzene rings and two C-H...O=C interactions per molecule.
Keyword(s): Organic chemistry; Crystallography
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Language(s): English
Institution: Dublin City University
Citation(s): Gallagher, John F. ORCID: 0000-0003-4130-4556 <>, Alley, Steven and Lough, Alan J. (2009) 2-Ferrocenyl-N-(2-ferrocenylbenzoyl)-N-(4-methyl-2-pyridyl)benzamide. Acta Crystallographica Section E, 65 (3). ISSN 1600-5368
Publisher(s): International Union of Crystallography
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