Received 12 July 2011
aCollege of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400030, People's Republic of China,bDepartment of Immunology, Basic Medical College, Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400016, People's Republic of China, and cSchool of Pharmacy, Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116044, People's Republic of China
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In the title compound, C16H16N2O5·CH4O, the two benzene rings in the Schiff base molecule form a dihedral angle of 17.1 (1)°. In the crystal, intermolecular O-HO hydrogen bonds link the components into corrugated sheets parallel to the (101) plane.
For the crystal structures of related Schiff base compounds, see: Deng et al. (2009); Huang et al. (2008). For antibacterial and antitumor activities of Schiff base complexes, see: Brückner et al. (2000); Harrop et al. (2003); Ren et al. (2002).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2007); cell refinement: APEX2; data reduction: SAINT-Plus (Bruker, 2007); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL; molecular graphics: SHELXTL; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: CV5134 ).
This project was supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (project No. CDJRC10220006).
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