Research Article: Isopropyl 3,4,5-trihy­droxy­benzoate

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Wei Lan, Xu-Ji Shen, Chao-Ni Xiao, Shi-Xiang Wang, Xiao-Hui Zheng.


In the title compound, C10H12O5, the dihedral angle between the benzene ring is almost coplanar with the attached C(O)—O—C group [dihedral angle = 0.32 (15)°]. In the crystal, two intermolecular O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds make R44(26) ring mofits.

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For the properties of isopropyl gallate, see: Calheiros et al. (2008 ▶); Morais et al. (2010 ▶). For the synthesis method, see: Christiansen (1926 ▶); Li et al. (2001 ▶). For the hydrogen-bonding pattern, see: Bernstein et al. (1995 ▶).