Received 8 October 2010
The structure of the title compound, C17H19NO3, is of interest with respect to antibacterial properties, antibiotic properties and biological activity. The structure displays intermolecular O-HN hydrogen bonding.
For general background to Schiff bases and their uses, see: Lau et al. (1999); Shawali et al. (1985); Raman et al. (2003); Yuxia et al. (2002).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2005); cell refinement: SAINT-Plus (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT-Plus; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL; molecular graphics: SHELXTL; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: PB2043 ).
The authors thank Professor Victor N. Khrustalev for fruitful discussions and help in this work.
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