Gattermann aldehyde synthesis

What is Gattermann aldehyde synthesis?

The Gattermann aldehyde synthesis is a process that utilizes Lewis acid catalysts (AlCl3) to treat aromatic substrates with hydrogen cyanide HCN and hydrogen chloride HCl, resulting in the preparation of phenolic aldehydes, phenol ethers, or heterocyclic compounds.

Gattermann aldehyde synthesis
Gattermann aldehyde synthesis

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