Acta Cryst. (2013). C69, 1108-1111 [ doi:10.1107/S0108270113022105 ]
Abstract: 2,5-Bis[4-methyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)phenyl]-1,3,4-oxadiazole (L), C26H20N4O, forms one-dimensional chains via two types of intermolecular - interactions. In catena-poly[[dichloridozinc(II)]--2,5-bis[4-methyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)phenyl]-1,3,4-oxadiazole], [ZnCl2(C26H20N4O)]n, synthesized by the combination of L with ZnCl2, the ZnII centres are coordinated by two Cl atoms and two N atoms from two L ligands. [ZnCl2L]n forms one-dimensional P (plus) and M (minus) helical chains, where the L ligand has different directions of twist. The helical chains stack together via interchain - and C-H interactions.
Formula: C26H20N4O and [ZnCl2(C26H20N4O)]
Keywords: crystal structure; MOFs; coordination polymers; helical chains.
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