Research Article: 2-[(E)-(2,4-Dichloro­benzyl­idene)amino]­isoindoline-1,3-dione

Date Published: July 01, 2011

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Mohammad Asad, Chuan-Wei Oo, Hasnah Osman, Madhukar Hemamalini, Hoong-Kun Fun.


In the title compound, C15H8Cl2N2O2, the mol­ecule adopts an E configuration about the central C=N double bond. The isoindoline ring is essentially planar, with a maximum deviation of 0.019 (2) Å. The dihedral angle between the isoindoline ring and the dichloro-substituted benzene ring is 6.54 (9)°. An intra­molecular C—H⋯O hydrogen bond occurs. A short Cl⋯Cl contact of 3.4027 (9) Å is present in the crystal structure. The crystal packing is further stabilized by weak C—H⋯π inter­actions.

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For the coordination ability and biological activity of Schiff bases, see: Bhunora et al. (2011 ▶); Gupta & Sutar (2008 ▶); Sridhar et al., (2001 ▶); Mladenova et al. (2002 ▶); Bharti et al. (2010 ▶); Tenorio et al. (2005 ▶); Liu et al. (1992 ▶); Hodnett & Dunn (1970 ▶).




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