dieckmann reaction


dieckmann reaction
noun or dieckmann condensation \\ˈdēkmən-, -ˌmän-\
Usage: usually capitalized D
Etymology: after Walter Dieckmann died 1925 German chemist
: a base-catalyzed condensation of an open-chain dicarboxylic ester to form a cyclic keto ester (as 2-keto-cyclopentane-carboxylic ester)

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