Amines: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

Amines: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

By: Stephen A. Lawrence (author)Paperback

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The understanding of amine chemistry is of paramount importance to numerous chemical industries, as well as to academic research. This book provides an authoritative account of the properties and applications of amines with respect to the characteristics of bonded substituents and the nature of their surrounding chemical and physical environments. The synthesis of alkyl, aryl and heterocyclic amines and inorganic amines with a review of their typical reactions is comprehensively treated, whilst practical synthetic and analytical methods for laboratory preparation and detection are provided. The importance of amine chemistry from the nineteenth century to the modern day, with a brief history of the development of ammonia synthesis, is included. This book is an invaluable reference for undergraduates, postgraduates and chemical researchers working in industry.

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Dr Lawrence is a professionally qualified chemist with over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He is currently Director of chemical consultancy firm Mimas Ltd.


Preface; 1. An introduction to the amines; 2. Aliphatic, fatty and cyclic amines; 3. Aryl amines; 4. Heterocyclic amines; 5. Inorganic amines, hydrazine, hydroxylamine and amine ligands; 6. Small-scale syntheses and analytical methods for amines; 7. Amine protection, amine oxides and amino acids; 8. Selected commercial applications of amines; Appendices; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780521029728
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780521029728
  • weight: 610
  • ISBN10: 0521029724

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