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Grignard reaction

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  • n. The reaction of a Grignard reagent (an organo-magnesium halide) with aldehydes or ketones to form secondary or tertiary alcohols

Etymologies

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Named for François Auguste Victor Grignard, a Nobel Prize-winning French chemist.

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