Acta Cryst. (2006). E62, o825-o827 [ doi:10.1107/S1600536806002820 ]
Abstract: The host compound 9-(1-naphthyl)-9H-xanthen-9-ol, forms an inclusion compound with acetone, C23H16O2·C3H6O; two independent molecules of each comprise the asymmetric unit. Despite both host and guest molecules being achiral, the resultant host-guest crystal structure is chiral. The structure is stabilized by O(host)-HO(guest) hydrogen bonds.
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