Chapter 2. Methods of formation of the carbon-nitrogen double bond

  1. Saul Patai
  1. Shlomo Dayagi1 and
  2. Yair Degani2

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771204.ch2

Carbon-Nitrogen Double Bonds (1970)

Carbon-Nitrogen Double Bonds (1970)

How to Cite

Dayagi, S. and Degani, Y. (1970) Methods of formation of the carbon-nitrogen double bond, in Carbon-Nitrogen Double Bonds (1970) (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771204.ch2

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tel-Aviv University, Israel

  2. 2

    Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovoth, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1970

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471669425

Online ISBN: 9780470771204



  • azomethines;
  • hetero aromatic rings;
  • carbonyl compounds;
  • diazo compounds;
  • amino compounds


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reactions of Carbonyl Groups with Amino Groups and Related Reactions

  • Nitroso-Methylene Condensations

  • Formation of Oximes via C-Nitrosations

  • Diazonium Salt-Methylene Condensations

  • Additions to Carbon-Carbon Double or Triple Bonds

  • Formation of C[DOUBLE BOND]N Bonds Through Ylids

  • Tautomerization of Amides and Thioamides and Related Reactions

  • Addition Reactions to Nitriles, Isonitriles, Nitrile Oxides and Related Compounds

  • Oxidation of and Elimination from Nitrogen Compounds

  • Reduction of Nitro Compounds

  • Formation of Azomethines by Rearrangements and Photochemical Reactions

  • References