Schiff base

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Schiff base

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n
(Biochemistry) the product of the chemical association of an aldehyde with a primary amine
[C19: named after Hugo Schiff (1834–1915), German chemist]
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The color change is due to the establishment of the aldimine linkage (CH=N) between the free amine groups of protein and the aldehyde groups of the GTA (15).
The adduct that is thus first formed, known as an aldimine,
He progressed to Manager of Technology for wood coatings, specializing in: UV-cure/air cure in both urethane acrylate and unsaturated polyesters, 1K and 2K waterborne and solventborne polyurethanes, development of 2K-spray equipment for 2K-water polyurethanes and high solids 2K asparatate and aldimine chemistries.
The anti-Markovnikov aldimine products of these reactions are particularly useful intermediates for further functionalization to amine and aldehyde derivatives.