Fries reaction

noun
\ˈfrēs-, -ēz-\

Definition of Fries reaction 

: the isomerization of an aryl ester of a carboxylic acid into a phenolic ketone by means of anhydrous aluminum chloride

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History and Etymology for Fries reaction

after Karl Fries, born 1875 German chemist

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