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Any of a group of compounds containing a hydroxyl group bonded to a carbon atom, which in turn is doubly bonded to a nitrogen atom. An oxime is formed by treating an aldehyde or ketone with hydroxylamine.

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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of compounds with the general formula RR′NOH, where R is an organic group and R′ is either an organic group (ketoxime) or hydrogen atom (aldoxime): used in the chemical analysis of carbonyl compounds
[C19: from ox(ygen) + im(id)e]
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Noun1.oxime - any compound containing the group -C=NOH
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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Pesticides of the triazole, ethylbenzalkonium chloride, diphenyl ether and oxime methylcarbamate groups are typically used in tomato crops.
Ilker, "Sorption and kinetic properties of 2-(Biphenyl-4-Yl)-2-oxoacetaldehyde oxime towards Zn(II) ion," Desalination and Water Treatment, (2013) 2702.
The resulting rotenone [alpha]-oxime ((2R,6aR,12aS)-8,9-dimethoxy-2-(prop-1-en-2-yl)-1, 2,12,12a-tetrahydrochromeno[3,4-b]furo[2,3-h]chro men-6(6aH)-one oxime) was crystallized from alcohol (4.55 g, 91%), m.p.
While the standard treatment of atropine and oxime is essential after exposure to a nerve agent, these drugs are not neuroprotective.
The range of BRB silane includes amino, epoxy, vinyl, methacryloxy and mercapto, oxime, acetoxy, alkyl and alkoxysilane.
It is thought to be owing to neuromuscular junction dysfunction and perhaps inadequate oxime therapy.
Cholinesterase reactivation in organophosphorus poisoned patients depends on the plasma concentrations of the oxime pralidoxime methylsulphate and of the organophosphate.
Certain oxime chemicals may also restore enzyme activity and help a return to normal muscle function.
Treatment includes giving atropine for as long as there is nerve agent present and another antidote called oxime. This will help a return to normal muscle function.
Doctors try to use antidotes - including oxime, atropine and pralidoxime - to stop the body suffering uncontrollable spasms.
A Doctors will try an antidote including oxime, atropine and pralidoxime but it must be given soon after exposure.