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what happens when CH2N2 reacts with a carboxylic acid

what happens when CH2N2 reacts with a carboxylic acid

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Pankaj
askIITians Faculty 131 Points
7 years ago

Stephen reaction:

Synthesisealdehydes from nitriles.

Nitrile compound is first converted to an iminium salt in presence of catalyst tin (II) chloride.

The iminium salt formed as an intermediate undergoes hydrolysis reaction to form an aldehyde.


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