Darzen's procedure

Darzen's procedure

[′där·zənz prə‚sē·jər]
(organic chemistry)
Preparation of alkyl halides by refluxing a molecule of an alcohol with a molecule of thionyl chloride in the presence of a molecule of pyridine.
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