Research Article: N′-(2-Chloro­benzyl­idene)-2-methyl­benzohydrazide

Date Published: February 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Wei-Guang Zhang.


The title hydrazone compound, C15H13ClN2O, adopts an E configuration about the C=N double bond. The dihedral angle between the two benzene rings is 13.1 (2)°. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked through N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming chains parallel to [101].

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For the biological properties of hydrazone compounds, see: Ajani et al. (2010 ▶); Angelusiu et al. (2010 ▶); Zhang et al. (2010 ▶); Horiuchi et al. (2009 ▶). For the crystal structures of similar hydrazone comounds, see: Ban (2010 ▶); Hussain et al. (2010 ▶); Shalash et al. (2010 ▶); Khaledi et al. (2009 ▶). For the crystal structure of the 2-fluorobenzohydrazide analoque, reported on recently by the author, see: Zhang (2011 ▶).