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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, o929
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813013342 ]

6-Amino-2-methyl-8-phenyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline-5,7-dicarbonitrile

D.-C. Wang, H. Song and S. Yao

Abstract: In the title compound, C18H16N4, the dihedral angle between the benzene and phenyl rings is 61.40 (4)°. In the crystal, molecules are linked by N-H...N(nitrile) hydrogen bonds, forming inversion dimers. The dimers are further linked by N-H...N(amine) hydrogen bonds, and both units are arranged almost perpendicular to each other [angle between dimer mean planes = 84.43 (12)°]. This arrangement is extended to form a ladder-like structure parallel to the c axis.


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