The attempted sublimation of the anti-inflammatory drug indomethacin gave a decomposition reaction from which crystals of 5-methoxy-2,3-dimethylindole, C11H13NO, were isolated. The crystal structure includes a close intermolecular approach of the amine H atom to the face of an indole ring.
|Journal||Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2002|
- anti-inflammatory drug
- decomposition reaction
- crystal structure
- amine H atom
- indole ring