Acc. to the Lewis acid/base definition, bases are lone pair donors
amine → basic
Is this molecule an acid, a base, or neutral? Why?
a) because it contains H atoms in its structure
b) because it has a protonated amine group
c) because it contains an OH group
d) because it has a carboxyl group
e) because it has an unprotonated amine group
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