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• Those derived from aldehydes are known as aldoximes, those from ketones as ketoximes.
• The aldoximes are converted by the action of dehydrating agents into nitriles: RCH: NOH-->R C: N+H 2 0.
• Thus in the case of the simple aldoximes two con R C H R C H figurations are possible, namely: and
• , the former, N OH HO N where the H atom and OH group are contiguous, being known as syn-aldoximes and the latter as the anti-aldoximes.
• The syn-aldoximes or treatment with acetyl chloride readily lose water and yield nitriles; the anti-aldoximes as a rule are acetylated and do not yield nitriles.