Lobry de Bruyn-van Ekenstein transformation


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Lob·ry de Bruyn-van E·ken·stein trans·for·ma·tion

(lō'brē dĕ brūn vahn ek'ĕn-shtīn),
the conversion of glucose to fructose and mannose in dilute alkali by enolization adjacent to the carbonyl group to form an enediol, a reaction analogous to certain biochemical transformations.

Lobry de Bruyn,

Cornelius A., Dutch chemist, 1857-1904.
Lobry de Bruyn-van Ekenstein transformation - the base-catalyzed interconversion of an aldose and a ketose.

van Ekenstein,

W.A., 19th century scientist.
Lobry de Bruyn-van Ekenstein transformation - see under Lobry de Bruyn