Definition of Amidine

1. Noun. (chemistry) any of several classes of organic compound, formally derived from oxoacids, by replacement of the hydroxy group with an amino group, and the oxo group with =NR ¹



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Definition of Amidine

1. a type of chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Amidine

1. The monovalent radical -C(NH)-NH2. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amidine

amidation site
amidations
amiddest
amiddst
amide
amide hydrazone
amide hydrazones
amide linkage
amide oximes
amide synthases
amides
amidest
amidic
amidification
amidin
amidine (current term)
amidine-lyases
amidines
amidino
amidinoaspartase
amidinohydrolase
amidinos
amidinotransferase
amidins
amidium ion
amidium ions
amidmost
amido
amido black
amido black 10B

Literary usage of Amidine

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"According to him, starch consists of 2'96 pc amidine ... 38'38 amidine soluble, and 58'68 amidine ; the composition of amidine ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"He regards this modified starch as identical with the substance described by Saussure under the name of amidine. Saussure thought it was generated by ..."

3. Studies from the Chemical Laboratory of the Sheffield Scientific School by H. L. Wells (1901)
"A little more of the high-melting amidine raises the melting-point of the mixture, while more of the compound melting at 98°-101° lowers the same. ..."

4. Records of General Science by Robert Dundas Thomson, T Thomson (1835)
"Varry describes a soluble amidine which he considers to be fibrous amidine ... Starch, he states, is therefore composed of 2'96 parts of fibrous amidine, ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"Nitrogen 11.78 11.46 When a solution of the amidine hydrochloride and ... amidine, formed by the action of the phenyl isocyanate on the ..."

6. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"293), from o-phenylene diamine and formic acid, melts at 167°. Phenylene- ethenyl amidine, C6H4^^^C.CH3, ... amidine is produced on heating ..."

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