Received 12 May 2010
aKey Laboratory of Organism Functional Factors of the Changbai Mountain, Yanbian University, Ministry of Education, Yanji 133002, People's Republic of China, and bState Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials, College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, People's Republic of China
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In the title compound, C16H16N2O3S6, the two five-membered rings form a dihedral angle of 7.86 (9)°. Weak C-HN hydrogen bonds link the molecules to form a chain along c; the chains are further connected by weak C-HO hydrogen bonds to form a three-dimensional supramolecular network.
For background to the use of dithiacrown ether annulated tetrathiafulvalenes as sensor molecules for various metal cations, see Moore et al. (2000); Otsubo & Ogura (1985). For the synthesis, see Yin et al. (2006). For a related structure, see Hou et al. (2009).
Data collection: RAPID-AUTO (Rigaku, 1998); cell refinement: RAPID-AUTO; data reduction: CrystalStructure (Rigaku/MSC, 2002); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: NG2773 ).
The authors acknowledge financial support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant No. 20662010), the Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (grant No. 2006184001) and the Open Project of the State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials, Jilin University.
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