Received 5 October 2012
aDepartment of Physics, Faculty of Arts & Science, Ondokuz Mayis University, TR-55139 Kurupelit-Samsun, Turkey,bDepartment of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts & Science, Ondokuz Mayis University, TR-55139 Kurupelit-Samsun, Turkey, and cDepartment of Medical Services, and Techniques, Vocational School of Health Services, Giresun University, TR-28200 Giresun, Turkey
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In the title compound, C21H21NO, the dihedral angle between the naphthalene ring system and the benzene ring is 64.61 (6)°. The molecular structure is stabilized by an intramolecular C-HN hydrogen bond.
For biological properties of Schiff bases, see: Lozier et al. (1975). For the coordination chemistry of Schiff bases, see: Kargar et al. (2009); Yeap et al. (2009). For hydrogen-bonding motifs, see: Bernstein et al. (1995). For a related structure, see: Vesek et al. (2012).
Data collection: X-AREA (Stoe & Cie, 2002); cell refinement: X-AREA; data reduction: X-RED32 (Stoe & Cie, 2002); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: WinGX (Farrugia, 2012).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: FJ2600 ).
The authors acknowledge the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey, for the use of the Stoe IPDS-II diffractometer (purchased under grant No. F279 of the University Research Fund).
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