Nitrogen trichloride reacts with crotonic acid in carbon tetrachloride solution slowly at 25° to form nitrogen, chlorine and the hydrochloride of chloro-aminobutyric acid. On reduction with sodium amalgam this product yields β-aminobutyric acid. A similar reaction occurs with cinnamic acid.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Coleman, George H. and Mullins, G. M.
"The Reaction of Nitrogen Trichloride with Unsaturated Acids,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 35(1), 218-218.
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