Received 22 November 2012
The molecule of the title compound, C14H11ClN2O2 adopts an E conformation of the azomethine double bond and the dihedral angle between the benzene rings is 38.96 (13)°. In the crystal, molecules are linked by N-HO and O-HO (with the ketone O atom as acceptor) and C-HO (with the hydroxy O atom as acceptor) hydrogen bonds, forming a three-dimensional network.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2000); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2000); 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: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HB6997 ).
The authors are thankful to the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan (project No. 20-2073) and Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) for their financial support.
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