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Hemiaminal

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  • A hemiaminal is a compound that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1—R4 could be hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, aryl groups, or any combination thereof.

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    The functional group 1 in an organic molecule is called the hemiaminal group; the carbon atom bearing the two heteroatoms is called the hemiaminal carbon.