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WHAT IS RIEMER-TIEMANN REACTION.............................................?

WHAT IS RIEMER-TIEMANN REACTION.............................................?

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Jayant Kishore
144 Points
6 years ago
Dear Ravi,
Phenols when react with chloroform in the presence of strog base like KOH produce salicyldehyde as the major product . This reaction is known as Reimer- Tiemann Reaction.The rection is very useful in the field of organic chemistry.
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SAI SARDAR
1700 Points
6 years ago
Dear Ravi,
                Riemer-Tiemann reaction is a reaction where the chloroform reacts with phenol to form salicilaldehyde.It is very known reaction.

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