Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
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Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents
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2010. Delépine Reaction. Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents. 185:865–867.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
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The preparation of primary aliphatic amines by acidic hydrolysis of quaternary amines formed from alkyl halides and urotropine (i.e., hexamethylene tetramine) is known as Delépine reaction. This reaction has an importance in the conversion of alkyl halides into primary amines.
- quaternary amines;
- alkyl halides;
- primary amines