Friedlander synthesis

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Friedlander synthesis

[′frēd‚lan·dər ‚sin·thə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
A synthesis of quinolines; the method is usually catalyzed by bases and consists of condensation of an aromatic o-amino-carbonyl derivative with a compound containing a methylene group in the alpha position to the carbonyl.