etherification


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etherification

[ē‚thir·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The process of making an ether from an alcohol.
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developed an improved synthesis using an insoluble modified amine-functionalized anion exchange resin as the etherification catalyst.
Adams, "Multi-Purpose Catalytic Distillation Column and Etherification Process Using Same," U.
Jerome has prepared and successfully tested silica- and polymer-supported amine catalysts for the esterification and etherification of sugars, leading to biodegradable emulsifiers.
The etherified forms of FA and PCA were highly correlated within the NDF fraction, suggesting some degree of generality in the etherification process.
To overcome the incompatibility between natural fiber and polymer matrix, in recent years, (i) natural fibers have been chemically modified to reduce their hydrophilic character, with the methods of esterification, etherification, and benzylation [4].
Cellulose is commonly converted into useful derivatives by etherification.
Based on the variety of functional groups (hydroxyls, carbonyls, carboxyls etc), etherification, esterification, alkylation, hydroxyalkylation, graft copolymerization, crosslinking and oxidation reactions can be conducted to produce ecomaterials with many practical applications (Hon, D.
by etherification of corresponding 4-haloquinolines with phenols HOC6H3R1R2 in the presence of a catalytic amt.
They usually yield gasoline with light olefins in the C3/C4 range for alkylation and etherification.
After 5 h of etherification, the product was filtered off, suspended in 80% aqueous methanol, neutralized with 40% acetic acid, and washed five times with 50 mL of ethanol.