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az·ide

(az'īd),
A compound that contains the monovalent -N3 group.

azide

A compound which contains a monovalent N3- group which, despite their toxicity and explosive nature, when combined with other ions, are ubiquitous in modern life.

Examples
Sodium azide (car air bags), zidovudine.

azide

inhibitor of cytochrome c oxidase (or complex IV) of the respiratory electron-transfer chain.
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Azido alkylamines can be obtained from the reaction of bromo alkylamine hydroboride with sodium azide or from a similar reaction with N-phthalimido bromo alkylamine followed by amine deprotection with hydrazine (Figure 28).
The simple and most straightforward synthetic method for the preparation of (Beta)- hydroxy azides and (Beta)- hydroxy thiocyanates involves the regioselective ring opening of oxiranes with azide and thiocyanate anions under various reaction conditions [8-11].
Herein, we report the synthesis and applications of 1,1a-dimethyl-3,3a-ethylenediimida- zolium diazide (TSIL-N3) and 1,1a-dimethyl-3,3a- ethylenediimidazolium dithiocyanate (TSIL-SCN) as catalyst and reagent for the synthesis of (Beta)- hydroxy azides and (Beta)- hydroxy thiocyanates under mild and neutral conditions (Scheme 2).
Carbohydrate-based sensors made by clicking azide functionalized sugars onto alkyne terminated SAMs on gold could lead to potential applications in high-throughput characterization of carbohydrate-protein interactions.
In a universal surface modification approach, alkyne-containing vapor deposited polymer coatings by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) were shown to possess remarkable reactivity towards azide functionalized moieties.
It's a tribute to airbag designers, airbag companies, and automobile manufacturers that they haven't had more problems with sodium azide.
14 Azide Chemistry in Rotaxane and Catenane Synthesis.
Epoxides undergo rapidly ring opening with sodium azide in [Hbim]BF4/H2O (2:1) medium, under mild condition to afford the corresponding 2-azidoalchols in high yields.
It is worth to note that water was chosen as co-solvent not only for better solvation of sodium azide salt [10] but also to increase the acidity of [Hbim]BF4 (Table 1, entery 2,4) since Cui et al.
At the beginning of the work, one limiting factor with the azides and alkynes was that reactions between them usually proceeded slowly.
Surface modifiers include titanates, suffonyl azide, ester-based wetting agents, and proprietary coatings.
Surface modifiers currently offered include silanes, titanates, sulfonyl azide, ester-based wetting agents, and proprietary coatings.