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 (ə-sĕt′ə-mīd′, ăs′ĭt-ăm′īd′)
The crystalline amide of acetic acid, C2H5NO, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in lacquers and explosives.


(ˌæsɪˈtæmaɪd; əˈsɛtɪˌmaɪd) or


(Elements & Compounds) a white or colourless soluble deliquescent crystalline compound, used in the manufacture of organic chemicals. Formula: CH3CONH2
[C19: from German Azetamid, from aceto- + amide]


(əˈsɛt əˌmaɪd, ˌæs ɪˈtæm aɪd)

a white, crystalline solid, C2H5NO, the amide of acetic acid: used as a solvent and in organic synthesis.
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Noun1.acetamide - a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compoundsacetamide - a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds
amide - any organic compound containing the group -CONH2
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1]) assigned structure a 1200-1000 Carbonyl, amide [FORMULA NOT REPRODUCIBLE group or aromatic IN ASCII] aldehyde b 700-600 Aliphatic aldehyde [FORMULA NOT REPRODUCIBLE (- NH wagging) IN ASCII] c 500-400 Acetamide, -C(=O)N[H.
Patent no: 2957,880 discloses the resolution of erythro-phenylpiperidyl acetamide, using tartaric acid.
Step 3: Benzhydrylthiol + chloroacetamide + KOH [right arrow] 2-(benzhydrylthiol) acetamide + KCl + [H.
Both EG and G are considered less toxic than other permeable CPAs, such as PG, DMSO and acetamide, for in vitro-matured mouse oocytes (Mukaida and Kasai, 2004; Pedro et al.
2] groups in APST were depleted by the amidation reaction with Ce acetate, and then were substituted by the acetamide groups, -CO-NH-C[H.
A part (100 [micro]L) of this solution was mixed with 50 [micro]L of bis-(trimethylsilyl) acetamide (Nacalai Tesque, Inc.
0-mL sample portions were inoculated into acetamide broth (DIFCO) and incubated at 35[degrees]C for 36 hours.
Chemical Names (USAN: Midodrine Hydrochloride): (1) Acetamide, 2-amino-N- (2-(2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-2-hydroxyethyl)-monohydrochloride,(Plus/Minus); (2) (Plus/Minus)-2-amino-N-(Beta-hydroxy-2,5-dimethoxyphenethyl)acetamide monohydrochloride BAN, INN, JAN: Midodrine
Bahduri of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology was the only one to offer a paper on vapor absorption refrigeration, in which he compared the performance of R-22 several alternatives - dimethyl acetamide, diethylene glycol, aniline and xylene.
Homogeneous reactions in the lithium chloride/dimethyl acetamide solvent system were reviewed by C.
In this case, it was demonstrated that the carbonyl group of dimethyl acetamide reacts strongly with the surface silanols of partly dehydrated silica.
According to Design News, "Tedlar[R] is solvent-cast using an industrial solvent called dimethyl acetamide (DMAC), which can produce systemic injury when inhaled or absorbed through the skin in sufficient quantities over a prolonged period of time.