Zwitterionic 2-(methylamino)ethanesulfonic acid

John A. Kalaitzis, Priscila de Almeida Leone, Ronald J. Quinn, Peter C. Healy*

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The title compound, N-methyltaurine, C3H9NO 3S, was isolated from the marine sponge Xestospongia pacifica from Swain Reefs, Queensland. The crystal structure displays extensive N-H⋯O hydrogen bonding interactions between the amine H atoms and sulfonyl O atoms in the zwitterionic molecule.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o726-o727
Number of pages2
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes

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