hydroxylamine

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hy·drox·yl·a·mine

 (hī-drŏk′sə-lə-mēn′, hī′drŏk-sĭl′ə-mēn′, -sə-lăm′ĭn)
n.
A colorless crystalline compound, H3NO, explosive when heated, that is used as a reducing agent and in organic synthesis.

hydroxylamine

(haɪˌdrɒksɪləˈmiːn; -ˈæmɪn; -ˈsaɪləˌmiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline compound that explodes when heated: a reducing agent. Formula: NH2OH

hy•drox•yl•a•mine

(haɪˌdrɒk sə ləˈmin, -səlˈæm ɪn)

n.
an unstable, weakly basic, crystalline compound, NH3O, used as a reducing agent, analytical reagent, and chemical intermediate.
[1865–70]
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We are introducing oxetane derivatives (4-membered ethers) 1,6-hexanediol and 1,5-pentanediol; carbonate derivatives, such as dimethylcarbonates and diphenylcarbonates; dicarboxylic acid derivatives; hydroxyamine derivatives; catechol derivatives; and heterocycles.
Acar, "Investigations of Intermediates Obtained from Reaction of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) Wastes with Hydroxyamines," M.

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