Received 9 October 2013
aCenter for Chemical Analysis, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, 141 Gajeongro, Yuseong, Daejeon 305-600, Republic of Korea,bDepartment of Bio and Chemical Engineering, Hongik University at Sejong, 2639 Sejongro, Jochiwon, Sejong 339-701, Republic of Korea, and cDepartment of Chemistry, The University of Texas, 105 E. 24th St STOP A5300, Austin, TX 78712-1224, USA
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In the title compound, C9H10N2, the two pyrrole ring planes are twisted by a dihedral angle of 69.07 (16)° and the C-C-C methane angle is 115.1 (2)°. In the crystal, molecules are connected into layers in the bc plane by N-H interactions.
For synthesis of symmetric and non-symmetric porphyrins, see: Shanmugathasan et al. (2000); Bonifazi et al. (2005); Fendt et al. (2009). For their applications as organometallic ligands, see: Ganesan et al. (2001); Gao et al. (2004).
Data collection: CrystalClear (Molecular Structure Corporation & Rigaku, 2008); cell refinement: CrystalClear; data reduction: CrystalClear; program(s) used to solve structure: SIR97 (Altomare et al., 1999); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL/PC (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL/PC; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: TK5264 ).
This research was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education (NRF-2013R1A1A2012154). The work in Austin was supported by the US National Science Foundation (grant No. CHE-1057904 to JLS and CHE-0741973 for the diffractometer). KJH was on sabbatical leave at the University of Texas, Austin, during 2012.
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