champ reduction


Bé·​champ reduction
: a method of reducing aromatic nitro compounds to amines by means of iron usually in acid solution

Word History


after Pierre J. A. Béchamp †1908 French physician, surgeon, and chemist

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“Béchamp reduction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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