Rodionov Reaction

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Rodionov Reaction

 

the synthesis of β-amino acids (III) by the interaction of aldehydes (I) with malonic acid (II) and ammonia:

The Rodionov reaction is used in organic chemistry and the pharmaceutical industry. It was discovered in 1926 by V. M. Rodionov.

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