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2-Hy­droxy­ethyl 4-hy­droxy­benzoate

By M. Jeyalaxmi, G. Jagadeesan, J. Arulmoli, D. Roop Singh and S. Aravindhan

Abstract

In the title compound, C9H10O4, the dihedral angle between the benzene ring and the –CO2 unit is 11.93 (8)° and the conformation of the 2-hy­droxy­ethyl side chain is gauche [O—C—C—O = −71.91 (17)°]. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by O—H⋯O and C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds

Topics: Organic Papers
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3051633
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  2. Fractional atomic coordinates and isotropic or equivalent isotropic displacement parameters (Å2) x y z Uiso*/Ueq