Gattermann-Koch reaction

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

Definition of Gattermann-Koch reaction

: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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