Research Article: 1-(5-Bromo-1-benzofuran-2-yl)ethanone

Date Published: June 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hoong-Kun Fun, Ching Kheng Quah, Hatem A. Abdel-Aziz.


The title compound, C10H7BrO2, is approximately planar (r.m.s. deviation = 0.057 Å for the 13 non-H atoms). In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked via C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds into C(5) chains propagating in [100].

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For general background to and the biological activity of benzofuran derivatives, see: Abdel-Aziz et al. (2009 ▶); Abdel-Aziz & Mekawey (2009 ▶); Bhovi et al. (2009 ▶); Abdel-Wahab et al. (2009 ▶); Csaba et al. (2003 ▶); Bevinakatti & Badiger (1982 ▶). For reference bond lengths, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶). For the stability of the temperature controller used in the data collection, see Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶).




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