Gattermann reaction

noun

: a synthesis of an aldehyde from an aromatic or heterocyclic compound, hydrogen cyanide, hydrogen chloride, and a catalyst of aluminum chloride or zinc chloride

Word History

Etymology

after L.Gattermann

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“Gattermann reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gattermann%20reaction. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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