Received 14 September 2012
aChemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Islamic University of Gaza, PO Box 108, Gaza, Palestine,bDepartment of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Duesbergweg 10-14, D-55099 Mainz, Germany, and cManchester Institute of Biotechnology, School of Chemistry and EPS, The University of Manchester, Manchester M1 7DN, England
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The title molecule, C9H8ClN3O3, lies on a mirror plane. Intramolecular N-HO and N-HCl hydrogen bonds occur. One of the nitro O atoms is disordered (site occupancy ratio = 0.40:0.10).
For details of the synthesis and for the importance of hydrazonoyl halides in organic synthesis and their biological activity and metabolism, see: Awadallah et al. (2006, 2008); Budarina et al. (2007); Shawalia et al. (2009); Thaher et al. (2002).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2006); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2006); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SIR97 (Altomare et al., 1999); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: PLATON.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: RN2108 ).
The authors would like to thank the Deanship of Scientific Research at the Islamic University of Gaza for their financial support to RYM, BAAT and AMA. Thanks are due to the graduate students Rasha Alsalahat and Huda Hammouda for their practical scientific contribution.
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