Received 24 March 2013
In the title compound, C15H14BrN, the dihedral angle between the benzene rings is 6.4 (2)° and the molecule has an E conformation about the C=N bond. In the crystal, molecules are linked by C-H interactions, forming two-dimensional networks lying parallel to (001).
Schiff bases derivatives have many pharmaceutical activities. For their antifungal properties, see: Aziz et al. (2010), for their radical scavenging activity, see: Lu et al. (2012), for their inhibition of enzyme activity, see: Schmidt et al. (2009) and for their antibacterial activity, see: Shi et al. (2010). For related structures, see: Sun et al. (2011a,b); Guo et al. (2011). For standard bond lengths, see: Allen et al. (1987).
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2004); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2004); 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: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: SU2579 ).
This project was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province of China (grant No. LQ12E01007).
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