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Tertiary Amine

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  • A tertiary amine is an amine that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1—R3 = alkyl and/or aryl

     

    eg:

     

     

    The nitrogen atom in a tertiary amine is called the tertiary amine group.

     

     

    See also primary amine and secondary amine.