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Tertiary Ammonium Ion

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  • A tertiary (3°) ammonium ion is an ammonium ion that has the following general structural formula.

    R1, R2, R3 = alkyl groups and/or aryl groups

    eg:

    see also tertiary ammonium salt, primary ammonium ion, secondary ammonium ion, quaternary ammonium ion