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Research Centre for Crystalline Materials, School of Science and Technology, Sunway University, No. 5 Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway 47500, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
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Molbank 2019, 2019(3), M1069;
Received: 18 June 2019 / Revised: 27 June 2019 / Accepted: 28 June 2019 / Published: 2 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Section Structure Determination)
The title compound, [dicyclohexyl(sulfanylidene)-λ5-phosphanyl]methanol, Cy2P(=S)CH2OH (1), was obtained from the reaction between [Cy2P(CH2OH)2]Cl with one molar equivalent of NaOH and an excess of elemental sulfur (powdered). Characterization was by a single-crystal X-ray structure determination as well as IR, and 1D-NMR (1H, 13C{1H}, 31P{1H}), and 2D-NMR (DEPT-135 and HSQC) spectroscopy, ESI mass spectrometry, and elemental analysis. X-ray crystallography on Compound 1 shows the phosphorus atom to be tetrahedrally coordinated within a non-symmetric C3S donor set but with relatively minor distortions from the ideal geometry. In the molecular packing, hydroxyl-O–H⋯S(thione) hydrogen bonds led to supramolecular helical chains along the b-axis direction. View Full-Text
Keywords: phosphane sulfide; hydrogen bonding; ESI mass spectrometry; X-ray crystallography phosphane sulfide; hydrogen bonding; ESI mass spectrometry; X-ray crystallography
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Henderson, W.; Okpareke, O.C.; Azizan, A.H.S.; Tiekink, E.R.T. [Dicyclohexyl(sulfanylidene)-λ5-phosphanyl]methanol. Molbank 2019, 2019, M1069.

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