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Secondary Amine

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  • A secondary (2º) amine is an amine that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1, R2 = alkyl and/or aryl

     

    eg:

     

     

    The NH group in a secondary amine molecule is called the secondary amine group.

     

     

    See also primary amine and tertiary amine.