Research Article: 3-(4-Bromo­phenyl­sulfin­yl)-2,4,6,7-tetra­methyl-1-benzofuran

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

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


In the title compound, C18H17BrO2S, the 4-bromo­phenyl ring makes a dihedral angle of 89.03 (6)° with the mean plane of the benzofuran fragment. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by weak inter­molecular C—H⋯O and C—H⋯π inter­actions.

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For the pharmacological activity of benzofuran compounds, see: Aslam et al. (2009 ▶); Galal et al. (2009 ▶); Khan et al. (2005 ▶). For natural products with benzofuran rings, see: Akgul & Anil (2003 ▶); Soekamto et al. (2003 ▶). For the crystal structures of related compounds, see: Choi et al. (2010a ▶,b ▶).