Lossen rearrangement

noun
Los·​sen rearrangement | \ ˈläsᵊn- \

Definition of Lossen rearrangement

: the conversion of a hydroxamic acid RCONHOH to an amine RNH2, a urea (RNH)2CO, a urethane RNHCOOC2H5, or a similar derivative by way of an intermediate isocyanate RNCO

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History and Etymology for Lossen rearrangement

probably after Wilhelm Lossen †1906 German chemist

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“Lossen rearrangement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lossen%20rearrangement. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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