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Urech hydantoin synthesis

The Urech hydantoin synthesis is the chemical reaction of amino acids with potassium cyanate and hydrochloric acid to give hydantoins.[1][2]

Reaction mechanism


  1. ^ Urech, F. Ann. 1873, 165, 99.
  2. ^ Ware, E. Chem. Rev. 1950, 46, 407. (Review)

See also

  • Bucherer-Bergs reaction
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