Eltekoff reaction

What is Eltekoff reaction?

The Eltekoff reaction is a chemical process that involves the methylation of olefins using methyl chloride (CH3Cl) or methyl iodide (CH3I) in the presence of lead oxide or calcium oxide (CaO) at high temperatures, resulting in the production of highly branched hydrocarbons.

Eltekoff reaction
Eltekoff reaction

X = Cl or I

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