Skraup synthesis

noun
\ ˈskrau̇p- \

Definition of Skraup synthesis

: the production of quinoline by heating aniline, glycerol, and sulfuric acid with an oxidizing agent (as nitrobenzene) also : any of various similar syntheses performed with aromatic amino compounds other than aniline

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History and Etymology for Skraup synthesis

after Zdenko H. Skraup †1910 Czechoslovak chemist

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“Skraup synthesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Skraup%20synthesis. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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