Arndt-Eistert synthesis


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Arndt-Eistert synthesis

[¦ärnt ¦ī·stərt ‚sin·thə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
A method of increasing the length of an aliphatic acid by one carbon by reacting diazomethane with acid chloride.
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