https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00267
Derivatives of @[email protected] RnE(=O)OH in which the hydroxy group is replaced by an amino group and the oxo group is replaced by =NR. Amidines include @[email protected], @[email protected] and phosphinamidines,
R2P(=NR)NR2
. In organic chemistry an unspecified amidine is commonly a carboxamidine.
See also:
carboxamidines
,
sulfinamidines
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1315 [Terms] [Paper]