Crystal structure of ethyl (E)-2-cyano-3-(thiophen-2-yl)acrylate: two conformers forming a discrete disorder

Brian Castro Agudelo, Juan C. Cárdenas, Mario A. Macías, Cristian Ochoa-Puentes, Cesar A. Sierra
  • Acta Crystallographica Section E Crystallographic Communications, August 2017, International Union of Crystallography
  • DOI: 10.1107/s2056989017010799

What is it about?

We present the crystal structure of a thiophene-based cyanoacrylate derivative with promising applications in the synthesis of ligands for metal sensing.

Why is it important?

Cyanoacrylate derivatives are organic compounds with a very important industrial interest due to their use as monomers in the production of adhesives and polymer materials.

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