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What does benzamide look like?
Last Updated: 17th April, 2020
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Regarding this, what is benzamide used for?
Benzamide is an intermediate in the Benzoatedegradation via CoA ligation. Benzamides are a class ofchemical compounds derived from Benzamid, the carbonic acid amideof benzoic acid. In psychiatry some substituted benzamidesare therapeutically used as neuroleptics and/orantipsychotics (wikipedia).
Subsequently, question is, how do you make benzamide? Preparation of benzamide by hydrolyzingbenzonitrile with sulfuric acid. 2 g (or 2 ml) of benzonitrile ismixed with 20 ml of 90% sulfuric acid, which is prepared bymixing 25 ml of the concentrated sulfuric acid cautiously withgentle shaking with 5 ml of water.
is benzamide acidic or basic?
Benzoic acid is a weak acid and will reactwith a strong base to form an anion which will dissolve inwater. Aniline is a weak base (whereas benzamide is avery weak base) and will be deprotonated by reaction with astrong acid to form a water soluble cation.
What are benzamide derivatives?
Benzamide Derivative. Benzamidederivatives (MGCD-0103) are a separate class of investigationaldrugs, in clinical development for the treatment of hematologicalmalignancies and solid tumors.