Lobry de Bruyn-van Ekenstein transformation

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A nonenzymic transformation occurring in carbohydrates, usually in alkaline conditions, that includes epimerization of both aldoses and ketoses and aldose‐ketose isomerization. [After Cornelius Adrian Lobry de Bruyn and W. Alberda van Ekenstein (1857–1937), who first described it in 1895.]


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