Crystal structure of 2-pentyloxybenzamide

Bernhard Bugenhagen, Yosef Al Jasem, Thies Thiemann

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In the title molecule, C12H17NO2, the amide NH2 group is oriented toward the pentyloxy substituent and an intramolecular N-H⋯O hydrogen bond is formed with the pentyloxy O atom. The benzene ring forms dihedral angles of 2.93(2) and 5.60(2)° with the amide group and the pentyloxy group mean planes, respectively. In the crystal, molecules are linked by pairs of N-H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming inversion dimers with their molecular planes parallel, but at an offset of 0.45(1)Å to each other. These dimers are ordered into two types of symmetry-related columns extended along the a axis, with the mean plane of one set of dimers in a column approximately parallel to (121) and the other in a column approximately parallel to (1-21). The two planes form a dihedral angle of 85.31(2)°, and are linked via C-H⋯O hydrogen bonds and C-H⋯π interactions, forming a three-dimensional framework structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-234
Number of pages4
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2014


  • 2-alkoxybenzamide
  • crystal structure
  • hydrogen bonding.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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