trimethylamine

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trimethylamine

[trī¦meth·ə·lə¦mēn]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)3N A colorless, liquefied gas with a fishy odor and a boiling point of -4°C; soluble in water, ether, and alcohol; used as a warning agent for natural gas, a flotation agent, and insect attractant. Abbreviated TMA.
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Caption: Scheme 1: Schematic reaction route of cationic functionalization of aerocelluloses: (a) (3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl) trimethylammonium chloride (CHPTAC); (b) 2,3-epoxypropyltrimethyl ammonium chloride (EPTAC).