Formation of Imines & Enamines from Aldehydes & Ketones. 
Formation of Imines & Enamines from Aldehydes & Ketones.
by UC Irvine / James Nowick
Video Lecture 6 of 19
Copyright Information: Nowick, James S. Organic Chemistry 51C (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), [January 27, 2015]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (
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Lecture Description

Recorded on April 19, 2012

Index of Topics:

4:10-HCN Addition and Wittig Reaction
7:13-Ketones or Aldehydes and Amines
10:32-Aldimine Formation Example
15:23-Ketimine Formation Example
19:55-Mechanism of Acid-Catalyzed Imine Formation
33:28-Acid-Catalyzed Breakdown of the Hemiaminal
44:33-Answer to Student Question
47:50-Imine Formation
53:15-Example of Reversibility
59:04-Nucleophilicity of Amine
1:01:50-Imine Reaction with Base

Course Index

Course Description

This is the third quarter course in the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopic, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds.

Organic Chemistry 51C is part of OpenChem.


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