Gattermann–Koch reaction

noun Gat·ter·mann–Koch reaction \ˈga|tə(r)mənˈkȯk-, ˈgä|, -kȯḵ-, -kōk-, -käk-\

Definition of Gattermann–Koch reaction

  1. :  a synthesis of an aldehyde from an aromatic hydrocarbon, carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride, and a catalyst containing aluminum chloride

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Origin and Etymology of gattermann–koch reaction

after Ludwig Gattermann †1920 and J.A. Koch, flourished 1897 German chemists

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