Zimmermann reaction


Zim·​mer·​mann reaction
variants or Zimmermann test
: the formation of a colored mixture on mixing of a ketone, alkali, and meta -dinitrobenzene

Word History


after Wilhelm Zimmermann, born 1910 German physiological chemist

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“Zimmermann reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zimmermann%20reaction. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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