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 (ĭm′ēn′, -ĭn, ĭ-mēn′)
A highly reactive organic compound containing an NH group doubly bonded to a carbon atom.

[Alteration of amine.]

im′i·no (ĭm′ə-nō′) adj.
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(ɪˈmiːn; ˈɪmiːn)
(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds in which a nitrogen atom is bound to one hydrogen atom and to two alkyl or aryl groups. They contain the divalent group NH
[C19: alteration of amine]


abbreviation for
(Mining & Quarrying) Institution of Mining Engineers
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(ɪˈmin, ˈɪm ɪn)

a compound containing the NH group united with a nonacid group.
[< German Imin 1883, alter. of Amin amine]
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Inactivation of foot and mouth disease virus: The FMDO virus suspension of known TCID50 was inactivated by binary ethylene imine (BEI) solution.
In these complexes, Schiff bases coordinate to copper(II) atom with imine nitrogen atom and undeprotonated or deprotonated alkoxy-oxygen atom.
This indicates that the curing process occurs not only through CPE but also through both imine groups of aniline and hydroxyl groups of chitosan, and all the curing processes occur simultaneously (Scheme 2).
Compared with the oral formulation, IV acetaminophen is more expensive but may offer certain advantages, including faster plasma peak levels and lower production of acetaminophen's toxic metabolite, N-acetyl-p-benzoquinone imine. Nonetheless, hepatotoxicity and overdose remain a concern.
In Scheme 1, the prepared hydrazide is allowed to react with p-hydroxybenzaldehyde in acidic condition under reflux to afford the corresponding imine 3.
The IR spectra for imine compounds 8a-g showed characteristic absorption peak in the range of (1588-1638 [cm.sup.-1]) stretching for (C=N), at (1695-1722 [cm.sup.-1]) stretching group for (C=O) group of lactones' ring.
Considering the dynamic imine crosslinks in the hydrogel networks, the Odex/GC hydrogels can be injected from syringes through needles into the target sites.
[sup.1]H and [sup.13]C NMR data corresponds to the ring-opened azomethine imine structure O (Scheme 2).
Moreover, imine bases derived from 2-aminobenzothiazole are of great importance due to their wide applications as antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antidegenerative, and antiHIV agents [10-12].
Caption: Figure 10: Proposed mechanism for the formation of an imine as a by- product of the polymerization process.