Research Article: 2-(4-Bromo­phen­yl)-N-(5-methyl­pyridin-2-yl)acetamide

Date Published: August 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Hoong-Kun Fun, Chin Wei Ooi, Prakash S. Nayak, B. Narayana, B. K. Sarojini.


The asymmetric unit of the title compound, C14H13BrN2O, consists of two mol­ecules; the dihedral angles between the pyridine and benzene rings are 87.99 (9) and 84.28 (9)°. An intra­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bond generates an S(6) ring in each mol­ecule. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked via N—H⋯N and C—H⋯O hydrogen bonds into a three-dimensional network. The crystal structure also features weak π–π stacking inter­actrions between the benzene rings [centroid-to-centroid distance = 3.6829 (12) Å].

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For related structures, see: Fun et al. (2012a ▶,b ▶). For hydrogen-bond motifs, see: Bernstein et al. (1995 ▶). For the stability of the temperature controller used for the data collection, see: Cosier & Glazer (1986 ▶).




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