Received 4 March 2013
aDepartment of Studies in Physics, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore 570 006, India,bDepartment of Chemistry, Yuvarajas College, University of Mysore, Mysore 570005, India, and cX-ray Crystallography Laboratory, Post-Graduate Department of Physics & Electronics, University of Jammu, Jammu Tawi 180 006, India
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In the title compound, C11H12N2O, the dihedral angle between the acetamide group and the benzene ring is 68.7 (1)°. In the crystal, N-HO and weak C-HO hydrogen bonds link the molecules into chains along the a-axis direction.
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Oxford Diffraction, 2010); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis RED (Oxford Diffraction, 2010); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Widows (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: PLATON (Spek, 2009).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: GK2561 ).
MK acknowledges the help of Bahubali College of Engineering, Shravanabelagola for his research work. RK acknowledges the Department of Science & Technology for the single-crystal X-ray diffractometer sanctioned as a National Facility under Project No. SR/S2/CMP-47/2003.
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