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 (ē′nə-mēn′, ĕn′ə-, ĭ-năm′ēn)
An organic compound containing an amine group bonded to a carbon atom, which in turn is doubly bonded to another carbon atom.

[en-, chemically unsaturated (from -ene) + -amine.]


(Chemistry) a type of unsaturated compound
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Noun1.enamine - an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-
amine, aminoalkane - a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
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Ukrainian chemical company Enamine Ltd has agreed to expand its collaboration in early drug discovery with Swiss biopharmaceutical company Actelion Pharmaceuticals, the company said.
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The electron movement 35 was assumed on the basis of the nucleophilicity of the benzene nucleus, but 35' was assumed based on the high nucleophilicity of the enamine part.
4] catalyst [21-23] or by condensation of anions of enamine phosphine oxides with aldehydes or ketones in THF [24].
Compound 3 is of interest because the exocyclic double bond is part enamine, part vinyl ether, part diene and part |A, |A-unsaturated ketone simultaneously.
Tokyo, Japan, May 19, 2006 - (JCN) - Carna Biosciences has concluded a joint research agreement with Ukrainian pharmaceutical company Enamine.
It is now believed that the interconversion actually occurs by tautomerization of an enamine intermediate formed during the transamination of t-(+)-isoleucine (17-19).
Alternatively or additionally, the Michael donor contains beta-ketoamide, enamine carboxylate, enamine amide, pyrazolone, isoxazolone, hydantoin, rhodanine, thio-substituted unsaturated ester, thio-substituted lactone or phosphonite or phosphinite ester groups.
The steroidal enamine lactam intermediates used as starting materials were prepared as we first described in 1958.
10) Enamine derivatives and long chain fatty acids such as oleic, linoleic and linolenic acids are some other absorption enhancers of insulin studied in rectal delivery.