Received 6 November 2012
aDepartment of Studies and Research in Chemistry, Tumkur University, Tumkur, Karnataka 572 103, India,bDepartment of Studies and Research in Chemistry, U.C.S, Tumkur University, Tumkur, Karnataka 572 103, India, and cDepartment of Studies and Research in Physics, U.C.S., Tumkur University, Tumkur, Karnataka 572 103, India
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The title compound, C7H7ClN2O, crystallizes with two independent molecules in the asymmetric unit. The compound adopts an E configuration across the C=N double bond, as the -OH group and the benzene ring are on opposite sides of the double bond while the H atom of the hydroxy group is directed away from the -NH2 group. In the crystal, molecules are linked to one another through O-HN and N-HO hydrogen bonds, forming chains along .
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: APEX2 and SAINT-Plus (Bruker, 2004); data reduction: SAINT-Plus and XPREP (Bruker, 2004); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: JJ2159 ).
The authors thank Dr S. C. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Tumkur University, Tumkur, for his constant encouragement, and Professor T. N. Guru Row and Vijithkumar, S. S. C. U, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, for their help with the data collection. They also thank Dr H. C. Devarajegowda, Department of Physics, Yuvarajas College (constituent), University of Mysore, for his support.
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