3,3'-Selenobis(propionic acid)

Abstract

In contrast to Se[CH2C(O)OH]2 versus S[CH2C(O)OH](2), the title compound, Se[CH(2)CH(2)C(O)OH]2 or C6H10O4Se, is structurally quite similar to its sulfur analogue. The molecule has twofold symmetry. The C-Se-C bond angle is 96.48 (8) degrees and the Se-C bond lengths are 1.9610 (14) Å. The shortest SeO intermolecular distance is 3.5410 (11) Å. The  OO distances in the carboxylic acid dimers are 2.684 (2) Å. The temperature dependence of the IR spectrum suggests tautomerism in the solid state. Formula: C6H10O4Se

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1107/S0108270100021077
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering > Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
Additional Information: ©2001 International Union of Crystallography. Doudin, K. I., Songstad, J. & Tornroos, K. W. (2001). Acta Cryst. C57, 439-440.
Publication ISSN: 1600-5759
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2001-04
Authors: Doudin, K.I. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-3604-9861)
Songstad, J.
Törnroos, K.W.

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