Research Article: (E)-2-({2-[(E)-(Hy­droxy­imino)­meth­yl]phen­oxy}meth­yl)-3-phenyl­acrylonitrile

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Suresh Govindan, Sabari Vijayakumar, Srinivasan Jayakumar, Bakthadoss Mannickam, Aravindhan Sanmargam.


In the title compound, C17H14N2O2, the hy­droxy­ethanimine group adopts an anti­periplanar conformation. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by O—H⋯N hydrogen bonds, forming zigzag chains running along the c axis.

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