Received 7 October 2012
aSchool of Pharmacy, Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang Henan 453003, People's Republic of China,bThe Hematology Department of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xinxiang Medical University, Weihui Henan 453100, People's Republic of China, and cSchool of Basic Medical Sciences, Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang Henan 453003, People's Republic of China
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In the title compound, C10H10N4O, the dihedral angle between the pyridine ring and the -C=O(CH2)CN group is 24.08 (12)°. In the crystal, inversion dimers linked by pairs of N-HN hydrogen bonds generate R22(8) loops.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 1998); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 1998); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HB6969 ).
The intensity data were collected by Xiao-Lin Han under the guidance of Mr Yanglu Zhu at Dalian Institute of Technology.
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