IMR Press / FBL / Volume 18 / Issue 1 / DOI: 10.2741/4093

Frontiers in Bioscience-Landmark (FBL) is published by IMR Press from Volume 26 Issue 5 (2021). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on imrpress.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with Frontiers in Bioscience.

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Aromatic amines: use in azo dye chemistry
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1 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-8301, USA
Academic Editor:King-Thom Chung
Front. Biosci. (Landmark Ed) 2013, 18(1), 145–164; https://doi.org/10.2741/4093
Published: 1 January 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Arylamine induced carcinogenesis)
Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of the chemical structures and properties of aromatic amines and their role in the development and utility of azo dyes. Approaches to the design of environmentally benign alternatives to genotoxic primary aromatic amines, as azo dye precursors, are included.


Keywords
Aromatic amines
azo dyes
diazo coupling
light fastness
genotoxicity
molecular design
basicity
synthesis
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