Journal : Journal of Molecular Structure , vol. 1108 , p. 482–495 , 2016
Publisher : Elsevier
International Standard Numbers
Printed : 0022-2860
Electronic : 1872-8014
Publication type : Academic article
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FT-IR and FT-Raman spectra of 6-aminouracil were recorded in the solid state in the regions 3500-0 cm−1 and 4000–400 cm−1, respectively. The unit cell reported by X-ray in the crystal was reproduced theoretically by density functional theoretical calculations as a tetramer form. To correct the overestimation of the theoretical wavenumbers of 6-aminouracil were used specific scaling equations determined from the molecule of uracil. These scaled frequencies obtained were employed in the reassignment of several Raman and Infrared experimental bands. In the comparison of these experimental values the percentage of error is very small in most of the wavenumbers. A correlation between the geometric parameters, charge distribution and vibrational spectra of 6-aminouracil and 5-aminouracil molecules was shown.