(Z)-3-[1-(4-Chloro-benz-yl)-1H-indol-3-yl]-2-(3-thien-yl)acrylonitrile

Vijayakumar N. Sonar, Sean Parkin, Peter A. Crooks

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Abstract

The title compound, C22H15ClN2S, was prepared by the base-catalyzed reaction of 1-(4-chloro-benz-yl)indole-3-carboxaldehyde with thio-phene-3-acetonitrile and recrystallization of the product from methanol. The double bond connecting the indole and thio-phene units has Z geometry. The indole ring system is nearly planar and makes a dihedral angle of 79.81 (4)° with the plane of the 4-chloro-phenyl ring. The mol-ecule exhibits orientational disorder of the thienyl fragment, with occupancy factors of 0.65:0.35.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)o3979
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Volume63
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry (all)
  • Materials Science (all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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