Chapter 29

Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen

Chapter Highlights

Nomenclature and Classification of amines, cyanides, isocyanides, nitro compounds and their methods of preparation, Correlation of physical properties with structure, Chemical reactions and uses and various level multiple-choice questions.

AMINES, CYANIDES, ISOCYANIDES AND NITROCOMPOUNDS
SOME NITRO COMPOUNDS

Alkyl Nitrites and Nitro Alkanes

  • HNO2 exists in the following two tautomeric forms

    H – O – N = O

    nitrite form

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  • Alkyl derivatives of the nitrite form are called alkyl nitrites while the alkyl derivatives of nitro form are called nitroalkanes.

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