Michler's ketone

Mich·​ler's ketone | \ ˈmiklə(r)z- \

Definition of Michler's ketone

: a crystalline amino ketone [(CH3)2NC6H4]2CO made by treating dimethylaniline with phosgene and used in the manufacture of triphenylmethane dyes

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History and Etymology for Michler's ketone

after Wilhelm T. Michler †1889 German chemist

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“Michler's ketone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Michler%27s%20ketone. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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