Reimer-Tiemann reaction


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Reimer-Tiemann reaction

[′rīm·ər ¦tē·mən rē‚ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
Formation of phenolic aldehydes by reaction of phenol with chloroform in the presence of an alkali.
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Kulkarni, Mild, Simple, and Efficient Method for N-formylation of Secondary Amines via Reimer-Tiemann Reaction, Synth.