Research Article: 1,3-Dimethyl 5-(4,4,5,5-tetra­methyl-1,3,2-dioxaborolan-2-yl)benzene-1,3-dicarboxyl­ate

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Long-tao Yi, Zhi-qiang Liu.


The title compound, C16H21BO6, has has approximate C2 symmetry, but no crystallographically imposed mol­ecular symmetry. In the crystal, mol­ecules are packed into parallel columns along the a axis. Short inter­molecular C—H⋯O contacts stabilize the crystal packing.

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For the synthesis of organoboronic esters, see: Kikuchi et al. (2008 ▶). For the synthesis of the title compound, see: Coventry et al. (2005 ▶).