Received 19 November 2011
In the title compound, C17H15NO3, the dihedral angle between the benzene ring and the indole ring system is 22.5 (3)°. In the crystal, molecules are linked by N-H and C-HO interactions.
Data collection: CrystalClear (Rigaku, 2007); cell refinement: CrystalClear; data reduction: CrystalClear; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HB6526 ).
This work was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Liaoning Education Department (No. 2008 T094). We would like to thank Dr George Li, at CombiPhos Catalysts, Inc., Princeton, NJ, for helpful discussions regarding the use of POPd catalysts.
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