Vol 63 No 3 (2018): Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society
Original Research Papers


Iván Brito
Departamento de Química, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad de Antofagasta
Jorge Bórquez
Departamento de Química, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad de Antofagasta
Diego Robledo
Departamento de Química, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad de Antofagasta
Mario J. Simirgiotis
Instituto de Farmacia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile
Alejandro Cárdenas
Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad de Antofagasta
Published September 12, 2018


In this paper we report the absolute configuration which has been determined from the refinement of the Flack parameter, x = 0.05(5), which indicate that the correct configuration had been assigned against 1353 (99%) CuKα Bijvoet pairs. On this basis the absolute configuration was assigned as C5R, C8S, C9R and C10S. The structure of 18-acetoxy-cis-cleroda-3,13E-dien-15-oic acid consists of a clerodane skeleton and the corresponding methyl groups are α-oriented (C8, C9) while C5 is β-oriented. The acidic lateral chain is β-oriented and the double bond between C13 and C14 has E isomeric. The ciclohexene, cyclohexane rings are cis fused, and in an sofa and chair conformation respectively. In the crystal the molecules are linked by one intermolecular OH⋅⋅⋅O hydrogen bond forming 1D-dimensional chain with distance donor-acceptor of 2.060(6)Å with graph-set notation C1 1 (15).


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