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Enamine

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  • An enamine is a compound that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 could be hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, aryl groups, or any combination thereof.

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    The C=C—N group in an enamine molecule is called the enamine group.