Definition of Enamine

1. Noun. An amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-.

Generic synonyms: Amine, Aminoalkane



Definition of Enamine

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of unsaturated nitrogen compounds, having the general formula R2C=C(R)-NR2, prepared by the condensation reaction of an aldehyde or ketone with an secondary amine; they are the tautomeric forms of imines. ¹

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Definition of Enamine

1. a type of amine [n -S] - See also: amine

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Literary usage of Enamine

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Mass Spectra of enamines 301 299 264 216 214 179 178 86 77 25 72 100 9 29 72 63 37 14 Chloro enamine II Ha ("Cl) 233.2(233.2) Ha (┬╗Cl) 231.6(231 6) IV ..."

2. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1910)
"... Albany, NY, said it seemed to him that no drug which had been introduced in the last decade gave greater hopes for the future than hexamethyl- enamine. ..."

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