Research Article: 2,5-Dimethyl-3-(4-methyl­phenyl­sulfin­yl)-1-benzofuran

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hong Dae Choi, Pil Ja Seo, Uk Lee.


In the title compound, C17H16O2S, the 4-methyl­phenyl ring makes a dihedral angle of 88.28 (5)° with the mean plane [mean deviation = 0.009 (1) Å] of the benzofuran fragment. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by weak C—H⋯O and C—H⋯π inter­actions.

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For background information and the crystal structures of related compounds, see: Choi et al. (2010a ▶,b ▶, 2012 ▶).