Received 13 August 2013
aDepartment of Physics, The Madura College, Madurai 625 011, India,bDepartment of Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 625 021, India, and cDepartment of Food Science and Technology, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya 81100, Sri Lanka
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In the title compound, C31H30N4O, the central pyrrolidine ring adopts an envelope conformation with the methylene C atom being the flap. The quinoxaline and indane rings are each planar, having r.m.s. deviations of 0.030 and 0.050 Å, respectively. The pyrrolidine ring mean plane forms dihedral angles of 88.25 (1) and 83.76 (1)° with the quinoxaline and indane rings, respectively. Intramolecular C-HO and C-HN interactions are observed. In the crystal, C-H interactions lead to helical supramolecular chains along the b-axis direction.
For the importance of pyrrolidine compounds, see: Witherup et al. (1995). For the importance of heterocycles with piperidine sub-structures, see: El-Subbagh et al. (2000); Dimmock et al. (2001); Lee et al. (2001). For additional conformation analysis, see: Cremer & Pople (1975).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2004); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: TK5247 ).
JS and RAN thank the management of the Madura College for their encouragement and support. RRK thanks the DST, New Delhi, for funds under their fast-track scheme (No. SR/FT/CS-073/2009)
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