Skraup synthesis

\ 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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