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(Science: biochemistry) An organic compound containing nitrogen, any member of a group of chemical compounds formed from ammonia by replacement of one or more of the hydrogen atoms by organic (hydrocarbon) radicals.

The amines are distinguished as primary, secondary and tertiary, according to whether one, two or three hydrogen atoms are replaced. The amines include allylamine, amylamine, ethylamine, methylamine, phenylamine, propylamine and many other compounds.

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Is thiamin (thiamine) amine or not?

I've read (exactly here ) that the name thiamine was changed to thiamin "after it was found it's not an amine." Thiamin does have a NH2 group, so why wouldn't it be amine? ChemSpider

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by boron
Fri May 16, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Is thiamin (thiamine) amine or not?
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Re: How many amino acids found in nature?

There will be millions of organic compounds that contain amine groups and carboxylic acid groups and so could be called amino acids.

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by dyna789
Tue May 14, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How many amino acids found in nature?
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Help: Coating Magnetic Beads with Vitamins

Does anyone have any experience coating magnetic beads with small, bioactive compounds? Specifically, I am trying to coat Invitrogen Dynabeads (Amine or Carboxylic Acid activated) with vitamin B12 (cobalamin) or B1 (thiamine). I am trying to design an assay that will pull vitamin-binding RNA out ...

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by nbogard
Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:20 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help: Coating Magnetic Beads with Vitamins
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Chemical Functions of Bumetanide & Furosemide

... of drugs. I believe I have named them all. For example the drug Lasix should consist of a benzene ring, carboxylic acid, sulfur dixoide, aromatic amine, and acetamide. If I am incorrect may you please correct me by name the right chemical functions of that drug. I have sent the chemical formulas ...

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by Plasmid2011
Sat Jul 30, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chemical Functions of Bumetanide & Furosemide
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Re: Electrophoresis of ionic complexes

Thanks, canalon. That sounds a very good idea. Actually, only one of our polymers consists of a protonated amine group, while the others are quarternized (i.e., RN(CH3)+). However, it might be a good idea to try. As you may have guessed, this siRNA-polymer complex is for physiological ...

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by dhkwak
Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Electrophoresis of ionic complexes
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