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Primary Amine

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  • A primary (1º) amine is an amine that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R= alkyl, aryl

     

    eg:

     

     

    The NH2 group in a primary amine molecule is called the primary amine group.

     

     

    see also secondary amine, tertiary amine