Research Article: tert-Butyl 2-(1H-benzimidazol-1-yl)acetate

Date Published: March 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Nassir N. Al-Mohammed, Yatimah Alias, Zanariah Abdullah, Hamid Khaledi.


In the title compound, C13H16N2O2, the planes of the benzimidazole ring system and the acetate O—C=O fragment make a dihedral angle of 84.5 (3)°. In the crystal, mol­ecules are connected through C—H⋯N hydrogen bonds to form infinite chains in the [-110] direction.

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For related structures, see: Al-Mohammed et al. (2012 ▶); Fu et al. (2009 ▶); Xu et al. (2008 ▶).