Willgerodt-Kindler reaction


Will·​ge·​rodt-Kin·​dler reaction
: a modified Willgerodt reaction in which the ketone is heated with sulfur and a dry amine in an open apparatus provided the amine (as morpholine) is sufficiently high boiling

Word History


after Conrad Willgerodt, 19th century German chemist, and K. H. J. Kindler, born 1891 German chemist

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“Willgerodt-Kindler reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Willgerodt-Kindler%20reaction. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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