Research Article: 5-Cyclo­hexyl-2-methyl-3-phenyl­sulfinyl-1-benzofuran

Date Published: May 01, 2011

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

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


In the title compound, C21H22O2S, the cyclo­hexyl ring adopts a chair conformation. The phenyl ring makes a dihedral angle of 84.80 (4)° with the mean plane of the benzofuran fragment. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked through weak inter­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds.

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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 structural studies of related 3-aryl­sulfinyl-2-methyl-1-benzofuran derivatives, see: Choi et al. (2010 ▶, 2011 ▶).




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