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Imide

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

     

     

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

     

    eg:

     

     

    The O=C—N—C=O group in an imide is called the imide group.

     

     

    see also cyclic imide