Öztürk Yildirim, Sema
Butcher, Ray J.
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The whole molecule of the title compound, C17H21NO2, is generated by twofold rotational symmetry. The N atom and the C and H atoms in position 4 of the pyridine ring lie on the twofold axis. The cyclohexene ring has a sofa conformation with the CH2 C atom adjacent to the dimethyl-substituted C atom displaced by 0.5949 (16) Å from the mean plane of the other five C atoms. In the crystal, weak C—H⋯O interactions link the molecules into chains parallel to the a axis. In addition, π–π stacking interactions [centroid–centroid distance = 3.8444 (7) Å] contribute to the stabilization of the crystal structure.