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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 decade ago

what is victor-meyer reaction?

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  • tas
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    -existence of two series of isometric organic nitrogen compounds

    -general method for the preparation of nitroparaffins

    -preparation of the first oximes through the reaction between hydroxylamine and an aldehyde


    Na2SnO4 + RX= RSnO2Na + NaX

    Na2AsO4 + RX= RAsO2Na + NaX

  • 1 decade ago

    Meyer Synthesis (Victor Meyer Synthesis).

    RX + MnO2 --> RONO + RNO2 + MX

    V. Meyer and O. Stuber, Ber. 5, 203 (1872)

    Reynolds, Adkins, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 51, 279 (1929)

    Reviews. Hass, Riley, Chem. Rels. 32, 374 (1943)

    Kornblum, Organic Reactions 11, 101-156 (1962)

    Application to alpha,omega-dinitroalkanes: Stille, Vessel, J. Org. Chem. 25, 478 (1960)

    Leston in Organic Syntheses vol. 4 (New York, 1963), p 368.

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