Research Article: (2E,4E)-2-Cyano-5-dipropyl­amino-N,N-dimethyl­penta-2,4-dienamide

Date Published: May 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Xian-Feng Zhou, Xiao-Hua Du.


In the title compound, C14H23N3O, the n-propyl group is disordered over two orientations with an occupancy ratio of 0.778 (3):0.222 (3). In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by pairs of weak C—H⋯O inter­actions into inversion dimers with an R22(14) graph-set motif.

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For applications of the title compound, see: Bryson et al. (1976 ▶). For the synthesis of N,N-dimethyl­cyano­acetamide, see: Basheer et al. (2007 ▶). For hydrogen-bond graph-set motifs, see Etter et al. (1990 ▶). For a description of the Cambridge Structural Database, see Allen (2002 ▶). For structures with disordered n-propyl­groups attached to CH2-N-CH2, see: Bouwman et al. (2000 ▶); Liu et al. (2005 ▶); Wang et al. (2009 ▶). For the extinction correction, see: Becker & Coppens (1974 ▶).