Received 12 March 2013
aCardinal Tien College of Healthcare & Management, Taipei, Taiwan 231, Republic of China,bInstitute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, and cDepartment of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
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The asymmetric unit of the title compound, C12H9N3, contains two independent molecules in which the dihedral angle between the pyridine and azaindole rings are 8.23 (6) and 9.89 (2)°. In the crystal, both types of molecule are connected by pairs of N-H-N hydrogen bonds into inversion dimers.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2001); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012); software used to prepare material for publication: WinGX (Farrugia, 2012).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: NC2308 ).
This work is partially supported by the instrumentation center, National Taiwan University, and Cardinal Tien College of Healthcare & Management.
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