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Volume 69 
Part 5 
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May 2013  

Received 6 April 2013
Accepted 25 April 2013
Online 30 April 2013

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 293 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.002 Å
R = 0.036
wR = 0.113
Data-to-parameter ratio = 17.6
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1,3-Bis[(3-chloropyrazin-2-yl)oxy]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

The asymmetric unit of the title compound, C14H8Cl2N4O2, contains one half-molecule, the complete molecule being generated by the operation of a twofold rotation axis. The Cl atom deviates significantly from the plane of the pyrazine ring [0.0215 (4) Å]. The central benzene ring makes a dihedral angle of 72.82 (7)° with the plane of the pyrazine ring.

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 background to the fluorescence properties of compounds related to the title compound, see: Kawai et al. (2001[Kawai, M., Lee, M. J., Evans, K. O. & Norlund, T. (2001). J. Fluoresc. 11, 23-32.]); Abdullah (2005[Abdullah, Z. (2005). Intl J. Chem. Sci. 3 , 9-15.]). 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, C 2/c

  • a = 9.9618 (3) Å

  • b = 10.2196 (4) Å

  • c = 14.6010 (6) Å

  • [beta] = 106.231 (2)°

  • V = 1427.22 (9) Å3

  • Z = 4

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 0.47 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 = 0.873, Tmax = 0.912

  • 6736 measured reflections

  • 1781 independent reflections

  • 1552 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.026

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.036

  • wR(F2) = 0.113

  • S = 1.00

  • 1781 reflections

  • 101 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.25 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.31 e Å-3

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.]) and Mercury (Macrae et al., 2008[Macrae, C. F., Bruno, I. J., Chisholm, J. A., Edgington, P. R., McCabe, P., Pidcock, E., Rodriguez-Monge, L., Taylor, R., van de Streek, J. & Wood, P. A. (2008). J. Appl. Cryst. 41, 466-470.]); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97and 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: KP2450 ).


Acknowledgements

The authors thank the TBI X-ray facility, CAS in Crystallography and Biophysics, University of Madras, India, for the data collection. TS and DV thank the UGC (SAP-CAS) for the departmental facilties. TS also thanks the DST Inspire program for financial assistance.

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Acta Cryst (2013). E69, o815  [ doi:10.1107/S160053681301129X ]

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