Definition of piperidine in English:

piperidine

Pronunciation /piˈperiˌdēn//pipˈərə-/

noun

Chemistry
  • A peppery-smelling liquid formed by the reduction of pyridine.

    • ‘The DNA pellet was resuspended in piperidine and maintained at 95 deg C for 20 min.’
    • ‘It is based on piperidine - a hexagon-shaped molecule found in trace amounts in black pepper.’
    • ‘In the latter case cleavage was only visualized following UV irradiation and treatment with hot piperidine.’
    • ‘This process was performed repeatedly to remove all traces of piperidine.’
    • ‘By following the Maxam-Gilbert method, we treated Si with dimethyl sulfate and piperidine to get the results shown in Lane 2.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin piper pepper + -ide + -ine.

Pronunciation

piperidine

/piˈperiˌdēn//pipˈərə-/