Research Article: 2-Eth­oxy­ethyl (Z)-2-cyano-3-[(N-phenyl­carbamo­yl)amino]­prop-2-enoate

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Shihua Zhong, Dongmei Wei, Jianbing Liu, Bingyu Liu.


The crystal structure of the title compound, C15H17N3O4, is stabilized by inter­molecular N—H⋯N hydrogen bonds. An intra­molecular N—H⋯O hydrogen bond also occurs.

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The title compound was synthesized as a possible novel herbicide. For details of the synthesis, see: Wang et al. (2004 ▶); Senda et al. (1972 ▶). For reviews of cyano­acrylate derivatives as bioactive agents, see: Zhang et al. (2008 ▶); Liu et al. (1998 ▶).