Schotten–Baumann reaction

noun \¦shätən¦bau̇mən-, -ˌmän-\

Definition of Schotten–Baumann reaction

  1. :  acylation (as conversion of an alcohol to an ester, of an amine to an amide, or of hydroxylamine to a hydroxamic acid) by an acid chloride in the presence of alkali

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Origin and Etymology of schotten–baumann reaction

after Carl Schotten †1910 German chemist and Baumann, 19th century German chemist

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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