Schiff base

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Schiff base

(shif),
condensation products of aldehydes and ketones with primary amines; the compounds are stable if there is at least one aryl group on the nitrogen or carbon. Compare: ketimine.
Synonym(s): aldimine

Schiff,

Hugo, German chemist in Florence, 1834-1915.
Kasten fluorescent Schiff reagents - see under Kasten
ninhydrin-Schiff stain for proteins
periodic acid-Schiff stain - a tissue-staining procedure. Synonym(s): PAS stain
Schiff base - condensation products of aldehydes and ketones with primary amine. Synonym(s): aldimine
Schiff reagent - used for aldehydes and in histochemistry to detect polysaccharides, DNA, and proteins.
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The aim of the present work was to fill this gap and investigate the pinacol coupling of aldimines in the presence of mischmetall (Ce and La), Zn-Cu couple, and Dewarda alloy (50% Cu, 5% Zn, 45% Al).
3 mm) is inactive toward aldimines even under reflux.
Only the use of Zn-Cu couple for the asymmetric coupling of aldimines in DMF is documented [9].
Data on the pinacol coupling of the model aldimines with three metal reagents used are presented in Table 1.