Research Article: 4-(2-{2-[2-(2-Nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl)ethoxy]eth­oxy}eth­oxy)benzaldehyde

Date Published: May 01, 2011

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Shu-Xian Li, Da-Hai Zhang, Hoong-Kun Fun, Madhukar Hemamalini.


In the mol­ecule of the title compound, C16H19N3O6, the imidazole ring is essentially planar [maximum deviation = 0.002 (2) Å] and forms a dihedral angle of 5.08 (14)° with the nitro group. In the crystal structure, adjacent mol­ecules are connected via inter­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds into columns parallel to the a axis.

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For details and applications of nitro­imidazole, see: Abdel-Jalil et al. (2006 ▶); Kennedy et al. (2006 ▶); Nagasawa et al. (2006 ▶); Nunn et al. (1995 ▶). For bond-length data, see: Allen et al. (1987 ▶). For the stability of the temperature controller used in the data collection, see: Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶).




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