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Iminium

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Iminium ion cycle - Nature, 532, 218-222

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Iminium Meaning

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High aspect ratio nanotubes assembled from macrocyclic iminium salts

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What does Iminium mean?

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How to Pronounce Iminium

An iminium salt or cation in organic chemistry has the general structure [R1R2C=NR3R4]+ and is as such a protonated or substituted imine. It is an intermediate in many organic reactions such as the Beckmann rearrangement, Vilsmeier-Haack reaction, Stephen reaction or the Duff reaction. The use of the alternative names imonium compounds and immonium compounds is discouraged.
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    • Structure 

    • Formation 

    • Occurrence 

    • Reactions 

    • Iminylium ions