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  1. Menshutkin reaction

    In organic chemistry, the Menshutkin reaction converts a tertiary amine into a quaternary ammonium salt by reaction with an alkyl halide. Similar reactions occur when tertiary phosphines are treated with alkyl halides. The reaction is the method of choice for the preparation quaternary ammonium salts. Some phase transfer catalysts (PTC) can be prepared according to the Menshutkin reaction, for instance the synthesis of triethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (TEBA) from triethylamine and benzyl chloride:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of menshutkin reaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of menshutkin reaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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