(organic chemistry) Any N-nitro derivative of an amine
(chemistry) A divalent functional group, >N.N=O.
Nitroamines are organic compounds containing a nitro group bonded to an amine. The parent inorganic compound, where R1 = R2 = H, is nitramide, H2N–NO2.
(organic compound) Any of a class of carcinogenic organic compounds containing this group, prepared by the reaction of amines with nitrites.
Nitrosamines (or more formally N-Nitrosamines) are organic compounds of the chemical structure R2N−N=O, where R is usually an alkyl group. They feature a nitroso group (NO+) bonded to a deprotonated amine.