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Amides and Imides
Monoacylamines Rule C-822 822.1 - Names of primary amides in which the NH2 group is unsubstituted are derived from the systematic names of the corresponding acids
by replacing "-oic acid" or "-ic acid" by "-amide" or "-carboxylic acid" by "-carboxamide". When trivial names of the acids are used which end in "-ic acid" this ending is replaced by "-amide".
(cf. Rule C-971).
The following abbreviated name is retained:
Examples to Rule C-822.1
822.2 - For amides of amino acids having trivial names ending in "-ine", "-amide" or "-diamide" is added after the name of the acid, with elision of
terminal "e" (for monoamides).
Note: For monoamides of dicarboxylic acids see Rules C-421.3 and C-431.1.
Examples to Rule C-822.2
See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.8
Amides and Imides C-823, C-824, C-825, C-826, C-827
Nitriles, Isocyanides, and Their Derivatives C-831, C-832, C-833, C-834
Hydroxylamines and Related Compounds C-841, C-842, C-843
Nitroso and Nitro Compounds C-851, C-852
Amine Radical Ions C-861
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