enamine definition

  • noun:
    • An amine that contains the double bond linkage –C=C–N–R.
    • Any of a course of unsaturated nitrogen compounds, getting the general formula R2C=C(R)-NR2, prepared by the condensation reaction of an aldehyde or ketone with an secondary amine; these are the tautomeric types of imines.
    • an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-
    • An amine that contains the double bond linkage –C=C–N–R.
    • any one of a class of unsaturated nitrogen compounds, obtaining the basic formula R2C=C(R)-NR2, made by the condensation reaction of an aldehyde or ketone with an secondary amine; they are the tautomeric forms of imines.
    • an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-
    • An amine which contains the double bond linkage –C=C–N–R.
    • some of a course of unsaturated nitrogen compounds, having the basic formula R2C=C(R)-NR2, prepared by the condensation result of an aldehyde or ketone with an secondary amine; they are the tautomeric forms of imines.
    • an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-

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