imide








noun Chemistry.

  1. a compound derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by acidic groups, characterized by the =NH group.

noun

  1. any of a class of organic compounds whose molecules contain the divalent group -CONHCO-

n.

  1. A compound derived from ammonia and containing the bivalent NH group combined with a bivalent acid group or two monovalent acid groups.

  1. A compound derived from ammonia and containing the bivalent NH group combined with a bivalent acid group or two monovalent acid groups. Peptides and proteins are chains of imides formed when two amino acids are joined by a peptide bond.

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