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

Date Published: June 01, 2011

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

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


In the title compound, C21H22O3S, the cyclo­hexyl ring adopts a chair conformation. The phenyl ring makes a dihedral angle of 78.07 (5)° with the mean plane of the benzofuran fragment. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked through weak inter­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds and C—H⋯π inter­actions.

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For the biological activity of benzofuran compounds, see: Aslam et al. (2009 ▶); Galal et al. (2009 ▶); Khan et al. (2005 ▶). For natural products with benzofuran moieties, see: Akgul & Anil (2003 ▶); Soekamto et al. (2003 ▶). For structural studies of related 3-aryl­sulfonyl-5-cyclo­hexyl-2-methyl-1-benzofuran derivatives, see: Choi et al. (2011a ▶,b ▶).




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