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9.4: Review Questions

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12


  1. What smells are amines generally associated with?
  2. What are three ways to decrease your intake of heterocyclic amines?
  3. How are histamines connected with allergies?


  1. Why are amines considered bases?
  2. Why do amines have a higher boiling point than alkanes?
  3. Why are long chains of amines less soluble than smaller chains?


  1. Why are hydrogen bonds only possible when hydrogen is bonded to nitrogen, oxygen, or fluorine?
  2. A woman (tt) has trimethylaminuria. Her husband (Tt) is a carrier for the disease. What are the chances that their child also shows the symptoms for trimethylaminuria?

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