hydroxylamine(redirected from Hydroxyamine)
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1. a partially oxidized derivative of ammonia; reacts with carbonyl groups to produce oximes; forms acid salts, for example, hydroxylamine hydrochloride. It is a chemical mutagen that causes deamination of cytosine residues in DNA.
2. Any compound containing RNH-OH.
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