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Acta Cryst. (2014). E70, o593-o594
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536814008757 ]


S. Sathya, D. Reuben Jonathan, K. Prathebha, G. Usha and J. Jovita

Abstract: In the title compound, C16H14O4, there is an intra­molecular O-H...O hydrogen bond. The benzene rings are inclined to one another by 13.89 (9)°. The prop-2-en-1-one group is twisted slightly, the O=C-Car-Car (ar = aromatic) and C=C-C=O torsion angles being -10.4 (3) and -7.4 (3)°, respectively. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by O-H...O hydrogen bonds, forming chains along [100]. These chains are further linked by O-H...O hydrogen bonds, forming corrugated sheets lying parallel to (010). There are C-H...[pi] inter­actions present within the sheets.

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