Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lactam

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6734

n [ISV lact- + amide] A cyclic amide obtained by removing one molecule of water from an amino acid. An example is  Caprolactam.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA