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Solid-state tautomeric structure and invariom refinement of a novel and potent HIV integrase inhibitor

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  • Pharmaceutical

Abstract

The conformation and tautomeric structure of (Z)-4-[5-(2,6-difluoro­benzyl)-1-(2-fluoro­benzyl)-2-oxo-1,2-dihydro­pyridin-3-yl]-4-hy­droxy-2-oxo-N-(2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)but-3-enamide, C27H22F3N3O5, in the solid state has been resolved by single-crystal X-ray crystallography. The electron distribution in the mol­ecule was evaluated by refinements with invarioms, aspherical scattering factors by the method of Dittrich et al. [Acta Cryst. (2005), A61, 314–320] that are based on the Hansen–Coppens multipole model [Hansen & Coppens (1978 ▶). Acta Cryst. A34, 909–921]. The β-diketo portion of the mol­ecule exists in the enol form. The enol –OH hydrogen forms a strong asymmetric hydrogen bond with the carbonyl O atom on the β-C atom of the chain. Weak intra­molecular hydrogen bonds exist between the weakly acidic α-CH hydrogen of the keto–enol group and the pyridinone carbonyl O atom, and also between the hydrazine N—H group and the carbonyl group in the β-position from the hydrazine N—H group. The electrostatic properties of the mol­ecule were derived from the mol­ecular charge density. The mol­ecule is in a lengthened conformation and the rings of the two benzyl groups are nearly orthogonal. Results from a high-field 1H and 13C NMR correlation spectroscopy study confirm that the same tautomer exists in solution as in the solid state.

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