Definition of Amides
1. Noun. (plural of amide) ¹
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Definition of Amides
1. amide [n] - See also: amide
Medical Definition of Amides
1. Organic compounds containing the -co-nh2 radical. Amides are derived from acids by replacement of -oh by -nh2 or from ammonia by the replacement of h by an acyl group. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Amides
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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1896)
"ACTION OF ACID amides UPON BENZOIN.1 BY ALFRED NEWLIN SEAL. Received November 99, 1895. THE reactions of benzoin with a great number of bodies have been ..."
2. A Text-book of organic chemistry by Arnold Frederick Holleman (1913)
"[§97 The acid amides arc also formed by the action of ammonia upon esters: ... CONH2 The acid amides are solid, crystalline compounds, with the exception of ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"The amides are white crystalline substances, easily decomposed by water. ... The melting-points of the amides are very different, and bear no connection ..."
4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"By action of dry hydrochloric acid on primary amides, ... pentachloride of phosphorus acte on secondary amides in the same way as on primary amides ..."
5. The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1913)
"amides and Imides of Amino Acids and Polypeptides. The occurrence of asparagine and glutamine in plants and the formation of ammonia by the hydrolysis of ..."
6. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"amides are found in nature both in animals and plants: in plants asparagine, ... The amides resemble the primary amines in containing an amino (NH2) group, ..."
7. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"The amides, ever since their discovery, have offered interesting subjects of investigation and ... 129) have shown that the amides bear the same relation to ..."