Kiliani-Fischer synthesis


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Kil·i·an·i-Fisch·er syn·the·sis

(kil'ē-yon'i fish'ĕr),
procedure for the extension of the carbon atom chain of aldoses by treatment with cyanide; hydrolysis of the cyanohydrins followed by reduction of the lactone yields the homologous aldose; with this method, d-glucose and d-mannose can be synthesized from d-arabinose.

Fischer,

Emil, German chemist and Nobel laureate, 1852-1919.
Fischer projection formulas of sugars - representations, by projection, of cyclic sugars, or derivatives thereof, in which the carbon chain is depicted vertically.
Kiliani-Fischer reaction - Synonym(s): Kiliani-Fischer synthesis
Kiliani-Fischer synthesis - see under Kiliani

Kiliani,

H., German chemist, 1855-1945.
Kiliani-Fischer reaction - Synonym(s): Kiliani-Fischer synthesis
Kiliani-Fischer synthesis - a synthetic procedure for the extension of the carbon atom chain of aldoses by treatment with cyanide. Synonym(s): feedback inhibition; Kiliani-Fischer reaction