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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, o952
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813013561 ]


C. Tristram, G. J. Gainsford and S. Hinkley

Abstract: Levulinyl cellulose esters have been produced as an effective renewable binder for architectural coatings. The title compound, C7H10O4 (systematic name: 2-methyl-5-oxotetrahydrofuran-2-yl acetate), assigned as the esterifying species, was isolated and crystallized to confirm the structure. In the crystal, the molecules pack in layers parallel to (102) utilizing weak C-H...O interactions.

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