Title

(2-Ethoxy­carbonyl-3,5-di­hydroxy­phenyl)­ acetic acid monohydrate, an intermediate in the Pechmann reaction

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2002

Department

Department of Chemistry

Abstract

The title compound, C11H12O6·H2O, contains a water mol­ecule of hydration and consists of a mostly planar six-membered ring and pendant ester, with a nearly perpendicular orientation of the carboxyl­ic acid group. The structure of this compound was incorrectly reported in the early literature. The crystal structure involves a variety of hydrogen bonds.

Publication Title

Acta Crystallographica Section E

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