Correlated substituent rotation in the 1,2-benzenedisulfonate anion : the structure of the hydrated potassium salt

G.B. Deacon, R. Harika, P.C. Junk, Brian Skelton, Allan White

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Structure determinations have previously been recorded on the dipotassium and potassium tetramethylammonium salts of 1,2-benzenedisulfonic acid (methanol solvate and hydrate, respectively), as a platform for examining the gear-like interactions of adjacent sulfonate substituents on the aromatic ring. The present report records a single crystal X-ray study of the hydrated potassium salt, showing it to be 8K2[(O3S)2C6H4] • 11H2O, with eight independent anions in the asymmetric unit, enabling a more broadly-based consideration of substituent dispositions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3098-3109
JournalJournal of Coordination Chemistry
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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