Off-white to light yellow crystalline powder
2-Aminopyridine-3-carboxylic acid can be used as:
- A ligand to prepare copper(II)-organic coordination compounds.
- A reactant to prepare pyrido[2′,1′:2,3]imidazo[4,5-c]isoquinolines by reacting with trimethylsilyl cyanide and phthalaldehyde.
- A reactant to synthesize organo-soluble and thermally stable poly(thiourea-amide-imide) polymers.
A component of hair dyes.
ChEBI: An aminonicotinic acid in which the amino group is situated at position 2 of the pyridine ring.