Received 3 September 2008
In the title compound, C13H14N2·2C8H6O5, which crystallized in the monoclinic C2/c space group, the 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane molecules and 2-hydroxy-1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid molecules are alternately linked by O-HN and O-HO hydrogen bonds into herringbone/zigzag chains.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 1997); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 1997); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
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The authors thank Luoyang Normal University for supporting this work.
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