Diazonium salt

Diazonium salt reactionsDiazonium salts have N2 X functional group attached to an aryl group. They are highly unstable and are mainly used as a synthetic intermediate for various compounds. Alkyl diazonium salt do not exist even below 00C. Nomencl… Continua a leggere

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Cyanides and Isocyanides

Cyanides are the compounds with functional group -CN and can be regarded as the derivatives of hydrogen cyanide (HCN). The cyanide group is an ambident group. This means cyanide group can attach to alkyl or aryl group through both carbon atoms as well … Continua a leggere

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properties of amines

Chemical properties of aminesIn most of its reaction, amines act as a nucleophile or a base due to lone pair on nitrogen. In aromatic amines, due to resonance, the -NH2 group make the ring more susceptible to electrophilic substitution at ortho and par… Continua a leggere

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acylation of amines

Acylation of amines mechanismBoth aliphatic and aromatic primary and secondary amines undergo N-acetylation. This acetylation can be effected using acid halides or anhydrides in presence of a base (pyridine) and the product obtained is an amide. Base r… Continua a leggere

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Amine Properties

Physical Properties of Amine1. Physical state of AmineLower amines are gases while higher members are mostly liquids. Amines are almost unpleasant, having fishy smell. In the pure state amines are colourless, but in certain case they become coloured… Continua a leggere

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