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Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, o141  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536811053396 ]

2-(7-Methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)acetonitrile

Y.-H. Ge, M.-L. Pan, J. Xu and Y.-H. Luo

Abstract: In the title compound, C11H10N2, the carbonitrile group is twisted away from the indole plane [Ccy-Cme-Car-Car = 66.6 (2)°; cy = cyanide, me = methylene and ar = aromatic]. In the crystal, N-H...N hydrogen bonds link the molecules into C(7) chains propagating in the [001] direction.

Online 17 December 2011


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