Received 5 October 2013
aDepartment of Studies in Chemistry, Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri 574 199, India,bDepartment of Chemistry, Keene State College, 229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03435-2001, USA, and cDepartment of Studies in Chemistry, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore 570 006, India
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The title compound, C12H12FNO3, crystallizes with two independent molecules (A and B) in the asymmetric unit. The dihedral angle between the mean planes of the 3-fluoro-4-methylphenyl ring and the oxoamine group is 25.7 (7)° in molecule A and 71.3 (7)° in molecule B, while the mean plane of the 2-methylidene-4-oxobutanoic acid group is twisted by 76.2 (1)° from that of the oxoamine group in molecule A and by 76.2 (4)° in molecule B. In the crystal, N-HO and O-HO hydrogen bonds [the latter forming an R22(8) graph-set motif] link the molecules into a two-dimensional network parallel to the ac plane.
For properties of itaconic anhydride polymers, see: Oishi (1980); Urzua et al. (1998). For derivatives of itaconic anhydride, see: Katla et al. (2011); Shetgiri & Nayak (2005); Hanoon (2011); Nayak et al. (2013). For standard bond lengths, see: Allen et al. (1987).
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2012); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis RED (Agilent, 2012); program(s) used to solve structure: SUPERFLIP (Palatinus & Chapuis, 2007); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL2013 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: OLEX2 (Dolomanov et al., 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: OLEX2.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BV2227 ).
BN thanks the UGC for a BSR one-time grant for the purchase of chemicals and the DST-PURSE for financial assistance. HSY thanks the University of Mysore for research facilities. JPJ acknowledges the NSF-MRI program (grant No. CHE-1039027) for funds to purchase the X-ray diffractometer.
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