Journal of Chemical Crystallography

, Volume 43, Issue 12, pp 677–684 | Cite as

Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Conformation of 2,9,10-Tribromoanthracene-1,4-dione

Original Paper


Synthesis and X-ray analysis of single crystals of 2,9,10-tribromoanthracene-1,4-dione 4 has been described and its novel conformation is reported. Single crystals were grown by slow evaporation technique from toluene solution at −15 °C. The compounds have been characterized by elemental analysis, FT-IR, Mass and NMR spectroscopy. The compound crystallizes in the triclinic space group P−1 with unit cell dimensions a = 7.6842(2), b = 9.4865(2), c = 19.9388(4) Å, α = 78.784(5), β = 76.980(5), γ = 67.834(4) Å; V: 1,301.75(7) Å3; Z = 2, R 1 = 0.0748, and wR 2 = 0.131.

Graphical Abstract


1,4-Anthraquinone Bromoanthraquinone Single crystals X-ray diffraction 



We thank to Gaziosmanpaşa University Research Foundation (Grant No. 2006/13 and 2009/09) and The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK, Grant No. 105T426) for financial support of this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kıymet Berkil Akar
    • 1
  • Osman Çakmak
    • 2
  • Ertan Şahin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering and Natural SciencesGaziosmanpaşa UniversityTokatTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Art and SciencesYıldız Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceAtatürk UniversityErzurumTurkey

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