Can Gatterman Koch reaction be considered similar to Friedal Craft's acylation?

Asked by  | 18th Feb, 2012, 03:08: PM

Expert Answer:

The Gattermann–Koch reaction, in organic chemistry refers to a Friedel–Crafts acylation reaction in which carbon monoxide and hydrochloric acid are used in situ with Friedel–Crafts catalyst, namely AlCl3 to produce a benzaldehyde derivative from a benzene derivative in one step.

Answered by  | 20th Feb, 2012, 12:51: PM

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