Date Published: May 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Yi-Ning Chen, Xing-Dong Zhao, Jie Deng, Qin-Geng Li.
The title compound, C14H19N3O3, was synthesized by the reaction of 3-methoxypropionitrile, tert-butyl bromoacetate and ethoxymethylenemalononitrile. In the crystal, N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds link the molecules into chains propagating along the b axis.
For a related structure, see: Wang et al. (2007 ▶). For applications of pyridines, see: Spurr (1995 ▶). For background to the synthesis of highly substituted pyridines, see: Chun et al. (2009 ▶, 2011 ▶).