tert-Butyl 2-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)acetate

Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online. 2012 Feb 1;68(Pt 2):o445. doi: 10.1107/S1600536812001067. Epub 2012 Jan 18.


In the title compound, C(9)H(14)N(2)O(2), the imidazole ring and the acetate O-C=O plane make a dihedral angle of 80.54 (12)°. In the crystal, mol-ecules are connected via pairs of C-H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming centrosymmetric dimers.