Research Article: 2-(2-Methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl)ethyl 4-fluoro­benzoate

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Sammer Yousuf, Aurang Zeb, Fatima Z. Basha.


In the title compound, C13H12FN3O4, the dihedral angle between the benzene and imidazole rings is 32.77 (12)°. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked into a three-dimensional network by C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds.

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For biological activities of metronidazole derivatives, see: Atia (2009 ▶); Beena et al. (2009 ▶); Bowden & Izadi (1998 ▶); Dubey et al. (2009 ▶); Mao et al. (2009 ▶); Qian et al. (2010 ▶).