Research Article: 1-(4-{[(E)-3-Eth­oxy-2-hy­droxy­benzyl­idene]amino}­phen­yl)ethanone oxime

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Li Zhao, Xu-Tao Dong, Si-Jia Xing, Qian Cheng, Ji-Xing Zhao.


In the title compound, C17H18N2O3, the benzene rings form a dihedral angle of 3.34 (2)°. There is a strong intra­molecular O—H⋯N hydrogen bonds (which induces planarity of the structure). In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by pairs of O—H⋯N hydrogen bonds, forming inversion dimers.

Partial Text

For background to oxime-type compounds, see: Dong et al., (2009 ▶); Narasaka & Kitamura (2005 ▶). For their syntheses and structures, see: Dong et al. (2008 ▶); Akine et al. (2002 ▶); Wu et al. (2010 ▶).