Ritter reaction


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Ritter reaction

[′rid·ər rē‚ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
A procedure for the preparation of amides by reacting alkenes or tertiary alcohols with nitriles in an acidic medium.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Mendon Best Student Paper Award--Corey Parada, for "Functionalization of Polyisobutylene and Polyisobutylene Oligomers via the Ritter Reaction"