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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.
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(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]
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(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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salicylic acid, nicotinamide (NIC), glutaric acid, malonic acid, benzoic acid, tartaric acid, oxalic acid, citric acid, urea, succinic acid, saccharine sodium, Pluronic 68 AR, magnesium stearate, crotonic acid, P-hydroxy benzoic acid, caffeine, 3,5 dihydroxy benzoic acid, piperazine citrate, cinnamic acid, adipic acid, hydroquinone, isonicotinic acid, acetamide, maleic acid, and ascorbic acid.
Anti-Cancerous and anti-inflammatory activities of some novel schiff bases derived from 2-[(1, 3-benzothiazol-2-yl) sulfanyl]-N- [4-(hydrazinecarbonyl) phenyl] acetamide. Pakistan J.
Chemicals, dimethyl formamide (DMF) (HPLC grade), dimethyl acetamide (DMAc) (HPLC grade), Triton X 100 (TX 100; 98%) and bis(2-ethylhexyl) sodium sulfosuccinate (AOT, 98%) were purchased from Sigma Aldrich.
In the direction of search the scope of this 3-CR, some substituted benzaldehydes reacted with amides (benzamide, urea, acetamide)/thiourea (2a-d) and 2-naphthol (3) under the optimized reaction conditions, and the results are shown in Table 2.
N-(4-(2-(2-(4-(2-(2-Formylhydrazinyl)-2-oxoethoxy) benzylidene)hydrazinyl)-2-oxoethoxy)-phenyl) acetamide (6)
Qualitative evaluations of organic acids in urine was performed by gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS) on Agilent GCMS system (Agilent Technologies, US) using ethyl acetate, derivatisation by bis (trimethylsilyl) acetamide compound and internal standard in UOA testing used is 3,3 dimethyl glutaric acid.
Paikaray, "Acoustical study in binary liquid mixture containing dimethyl acetamide using ultrasonic and viscosity probes," Der.
developed a green strategy for the preparation of selective MIPs for acetamide which is a potentially genotoxic impurity in active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) [115].
Chemicals and solvents were reagent grades and used without further purification: poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride), cumene terminated, [M.sub.n] ~ 1600 (PSMA); 5-aminoisophthalic acid (AIPA); 3,5- bis(trifluoromethyl) aniline (6FAL); 4-aminostyrene (AS); 2-hydroxylethylacrylate (2-HEA); glycidyl methacrylate (GMA); dimethyl acetamide (DMAc); 3,5-di-tert-4-butylhydroxytoluene (BHT); tetrabutylphosphonium bromide (TBPB); propylene glycol monomethyl ether acetate (PGMEA); and pentaerythritol triacrylate (PETA).
Although the molecules differ from each other by their moieties bonded to the imidazole rings, the bond lengths, the bond angles, and the dihedral angles belong to the ring, and its immediate vicinity are in good agreement with each other and with the corresponding X-ray diffractometer (XRD) results of previously investigated similar molecule 1,3-bis(acetamide) imidazol-3-ium bromide which was crystallized successfully [22].