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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, o1516
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813024471 ]

Dimethyl 3,3'-(phenylmethylene)bis(1H-indole-2-carboxylate)

H.-S. Sun, Y.-L. Li, N. Xu, H. Xu and J.-D. Zhang

Abstract: In the title compound, C27H22N2O4, the two indole ring systems are approximately perpendicular to each other, with a dihedral angle of 84.5 (5)° between their planes; the benzene ring is twisted with respect to the two indole ring systems at angles of 78.5 (5) and 86.5 (3)°. In the crystal, molecules are linked by N-H...O hydrogen bonds, weak C-H...O and C-H...N hydrogen bonds, and C-H...[pi] interactions into a three-dimensional supramolecular architecture.


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