Schotten-Baumann reaction

(redirected from Fischer peptide synthesis)

Schotten-Baumann reaction

[′shät·ən ′bau̇‚män rē‚ak·tən]
(organic chemistry)
An acylation reaction that uses an acid chloride in the presence of dilute alkali to acylate the hydroxyl and amino group of organic compounds.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.