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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, o339
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813002614 ]

Ethyl 5-methoxy-2-trifluoromethyl-1H-indole-3-carboxylate

A. Crochet, I. Alimi, C. G. Bochet and K. M. Fromm

Abstract: The title compound, C13H12F3NO3, is almost planar if one excludes the F atoms of the -CF3 group [maximum deviation for the other hetero atoms = 0.069 (1) Å], and the dihedral angle between the pyrrole and benzene ring of the indole system is 2.54 (8)°. In the crystal, molecules are linked by N-H...O hydrogen bonds, forming chains propagating along the a-axis direction. These chains are linked via C-H...O and C-H...F hydrogen bonds, forming a three-dimensional network.


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