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Amides and Imides

Di- and Triacylamines Rule C-826

826.1 - Symmetrical compounds HN(CO-R)2 and N(CO-R)3 are named as diacylamines and triacylamines, respectively.

Examples to Rule C-826.1

The following names are retained and may be used for naming of derivatives:

Examples to Rule C-826.1

(but see also Rule C-826.3)

826.2 - Unsymmetrical compounds and are named as N-acyl derivatives of the most complex amide.

Examples to Rule C-826.2

826.3 - Compounds and are named (a) as diacyl derivatives of the amine or (b) as N-substituted secondary amides. Method (a) includes use of a prefix "diacylamino-" which is specifically required when a group having priority for citation as principal group is also present.

Examples to Rule C-826.3

(see Rule C-826.1)

(see Rule C-826.1)

See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.8

Amides and Imides 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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