Date Published: May 01, 2010
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Teresa Olejniczak, Agata Białońska.
In the title compound, C8H12O2, the cyclohexane ring exhibits a chair conformation and the δ-lactone ring is axially bonded to the cyclohexane ring. In the crystal, molecules are linked by C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds, resulting in ribbons extending along .
For the synthesis and confirmation of the absolute configuration of the title compound, see Olejniczak (2010 ▶); Wascholowski et al. (2008 ▶); Tzvetkov et al. (2006 ▶); Xu et al. (2002 ▶). For related structures see: Yokoyama et al. (2003 ▶); Schmidt et al. (1998 ▶); Finet et al. (2007 ▶); Militsina et al. (2005 ▶).