α-Amino alcohols, improperly called carbinolamines (the adducts of ammonia, or of primary or secondary amines to the carbonyl group of aldehydes and ketones) R2C(OH)NR2
. Compounds of structure R2C(OR')NR2
) are hemiaminal ethers, or α-amino ethers.
See: alcohols, aldehydes, aminals, ethers, ketones
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1339 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)