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

Word History


after Zdenko H. Skraup †1910 Czechoslovak chemist

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“Skraup synthesis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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