Skraup synthesis

noun \ˈskrau̇p-\

Definition of Skraup synthesis

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of skraup synthesis

after Zdenko H. Skraup †1910 Czechoslovak chemist


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