carbyl amine reaction....

Asked by shrijeet | 24th Dec, 2012, 01:09: AM

Expert Answer:

The Carbylamine reaction is a chemical test for detection of primary amines. In this reaction, the analyte is heated with alcoholic potassium hydroxide and chloroform. If a primary amine is present, the isocyanide is formed.

For example, the reaction with ethylamine:

Answered by  | 24th Dec, 2012, 10:05: AM

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