Journal of Crystal and Molecular Structure

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 1–8 | Cite as

Crystal and molecular structure of (±)-cyclomethylenomycinA

  • Bruce H. Toder
  • Amos B. SmithIII


The structure of (±)-cyclomethylenomycinA, a penultimate synthetic precursor of the antibiotic methylenomycinA, was determined by direct methods from MoKα diffractometer data. The crystals of (±)-cyclomethylen-omycinA are orthorhombic, space groupPbca, a=15.5724(1),b=11.4415(1),c=9.5454(1)Å, andZ=8. The structure was refined toR=0.077. The chemically determined structure was confirmed. Bond distances and angles are normal and there are no unusual C-H | | | O intermolecular contacts.


Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Molecular Structure Bond Distance Organometallic Chemistry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce H. Toder
    • 1
  • Amos B. SmithIII
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter and Monell Chemical Senses CenterUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

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