Curtius rearrangement


Cur·​ti·​us rearrangement
: the conversion by heat of an acid azide RCON3 into nitrogen and an isocyanate RNCO

Word History


after Theodore Curtius †1928 German chemist

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Curtius rearrangement


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“Curtius rearrangement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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