Willgerodt-Kindler reaction

Will·​ge·​rodt-Kin·​dler reaction | \ ˈvilgəˌrōtˈkindlə(r)- \

Definition of Willgerodt-Kindler 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

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History and Etymology for Willgerodt-Kindler reaction

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 27 Sep. 2020.

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