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Volume 69 
Part 4 
Page o611  
April 2013  

Received 3 March 2013
Accepted 21 March 2013
Online 28 March 2013

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 293 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.002 Å
R = 0.032
wR = 0.092
Data-to-parameter ratio = 17.4
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1,4-Bis(3-chloropyrazin-2-yloxy)benzene

aCentre of Advanced Study in Crystallography and Biophysics, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, India, and bDepartment of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, India
Correspondence e-mail: shirai2011@gmail.com

In the title compound, C14H8Cl2N4O2, the pyrazine rings are orthogonal to the benzene ring, making dihedral angles of 88.42 (8) and 89.22 (8)°. The Cl atoms attached to the pyrazine rings deviate by -0.0597 (5) and 0.0009 (5) Å from the ring plane. The crystal structure features C-H...N hydrogen bonds.

Related literature

For applications of the pyrazine ring system in drug development, see: Du et al. (2009[Du, X. H., Gustin, D. J., Chen, X. Q., Duquette, J., McGee, L. R., Wang, Z. L., Ebsworth, K., Henne, K., Lemon, B., Ma, J., Miao, S. C., Sabalan, E., Sullivan, T. J., Tonn, G., Collins, T. L. & Medina, J. C. (2009). Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 19, 5200-5204.]); Dubinina et al. (2006[Dubinina, G. G., Platonov, M. O., Golovach, S. M., Borysko, P. O., Tolmachov, A. O. & Volovenko, Y. M. (2006). Eur. J. Med. Chem. 41, 727-737.]); Ellsworth et al. (2007[Ellsworth, B. A., Wang, Y., Zhu, Y. H., Pendri, A., Gerritz, S. W., Sun, C. Q., Carlson, K. E., Kang, L. Y., Baska, R. A., Yang, Y. F., Huang, Q., Burford, N. T., Cullen, M. J., Johnghar, S., Behnia, K., Pelleymounter, M. A., Washburn, W. N. & Ewing, W. R. (2007). Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 17, 3978-3982.]); Mukaiyama et al. (2007[Mukaiyama, H., Nishimura, T., Kobayashi, S., Ozawa, T., Kamada, N., Komatsu, Y., Kikuchi, S., Oonota, H. & Kusama, H. (2007). Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 15, 868-885.]). For a related structure, see: Nasir et al. (2010[Nasir, S. B., Abdullah, Z., Fairuz, Z. A., Ng, S. W. & Tiekink, E. R. T. (2010). Acta Cryst. E66, o2187.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • C14H8Cl2N4O2

  • Mr = 335.14

  • Monoclinic, P 21 /c

  • a = 11.083 (2) Å

  • b = 10.0452 (17) Å

  • c = 12.846 (2) Å

  • [beta] = 105.681 (6)°

  • V = 1376.9 (4) Å3

  • Z = 4

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 0.48 mm-1

  • T = 293 K

  • 0.30 × 0.25 × 0.20 mm

Data collection
  • Bruker SMART APEXII area-detector diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (SADABS; Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]) Tmin = 0.869, Tmax = 0.909

  • 12550 measured reflections

  • 3461 independent reflections

  • 2835 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.023

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.032

  • wR(F2) = 0.092

  • S = 1.04

  • 3461 reflections

  • 199 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.32 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.26 e Å-3

Table 1
Hydrogen-bond geometry (Å, °)

D-H...A D-H H...A D...A D-H...A
C13-H13...N3i 0.93 2.60 3.480 (2) 159
Symmetry code: (i) [-x, y-{\script{1\over 2}}, -z+{\script{3\over 2}}].

Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012[Farrugia, L. J. (2012). J. Appl. Cryst. 45, 849-854.]); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97 and PLATON (Spek, 2009[Spek, A. L. (2009). Acta Cryst. D65, 148-155.]).


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: PV2624 ).


Acknowledgements

The authors thank the TBI X-ray facility and the UGC (SAP), CAS in Crystallography and Biophysics, University of Madras, India, for the data collection and other facilities. TS also thanks the DST for an Inspire fellowship.

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Acta Cryst (2013). E69, o611  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536813007824 ]

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