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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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Besides, there has been challenge for the development of synthetic methods for 1-tetrasubstituted-2, 2, 2-trifluoroethylamines which becomes difficult to access by hydrogenation of reductive amination and imines of ketones.
The classical synthesis of these compounds involves cycloaddition of monochloroacetyl chloride with imines (Schiff base) resulting in formation of 2-azetidinone [12].
Comments on Ab initio studies on the mechanism of the cycloaddition reaction of fluoroketene with imines: Substituent effects.
The synthetic strategy for the synthesis of imines 8a-g has been described in the Scheme 3, involves reaction of acid hydrazide 1 with thiosemicarbazide to give first on a product it is 1-((5-amino-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)methyl)-3H-benzo[f]chromen-3-one 7, which is considered as starting material for the synthesis of imines 8a-f and 8g by its reaction with substituted aldehydes or isatin as shown in Scheme 3.
The formation of imines as by-products of the benzoxazine polymerization process has been hypothesized by several authors [31, 32].
To a lesser extent, the compounds with negative photochromism [10]--norbornadienes [11, 12], acylotropic enaminoketones [13], and azomethine imines [14]--are described.
The reaction of acetaldehyde with most amino acids generates relatively free and stable imines [10].
For diclofenac, several possible reactive intermediates have been postulated, including the 2,5- and 2,4'-quinone imines and both the parent and 4'-hydroxy-diclofenac acyl-glucuronides.
El-Lateef, "Experimental and computational investigation on the corrosion inhibition characteristics of mild steel by some novel synthesized imines in hydrochloric acid solutions," Corrosion Science, vol.
SYNTHESIS OF CHIRAL IMINES AND AMINES ON SILICA **, Jesse Wayson *, Chelsea Desbiens, McCray Malcolm, and John T.
The majority of chapters discuss the chemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, and detection of particular classes of toxins including the newly included categories as well as PSP toxins, polytoxins, ostreocins, cyanobacterial toxins, cylindrospermopsin, cyclic imines, and polyketides, punctuated with additional chapters regarding therapeutics, nutraceuticals, drug development from toxins, organic synthesis reactant libraries, and toxic ingestion symptoms.