Exceptional Characteristic Groups

Rule C-11.4 Amines

Amines are named by traditional methods, details of which are given in Subsection C-8.1; the following are the two main principles.

11.41 - For simple amines , , and , the names of the radicals are attached in front of the word "amine" (see Subsection C-8.1).

Examples to Rule C-11.41


In this method, amine can be considered to replace ammonia as parent compound.

11.42 - Primary amines may also be named (see Subsection C-8.1) by adding the suffix "-amine" to the name of the parent compound (with elision of terminal "e", if present).

Examples to Rule C-11.42



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