de Brun-van Eckstein rearrangement

de Brun-van Eckstein rearrangement

[də¦bru̇n van′ek‚shtīn ‚rē·ə‚rānj·mənt]
(organic chemistry)
The isomerization of an aldose or ketose when mixed with aqueous calcium hydroxide to form a mixture of various monosaccharides and unfermented ketoses; used to prepare certain ketoses.