Gustav Charles Bonaventure Chancel

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Gustave Charles Bonaventure Chancel (1822-1890) worked on problems related to analytical chemistry, wine industry, and organic chemistry. His main findings were on the subject of ketones, their nature, reactions, and derivatives. To his credit are the discovery or synthesis of 4-heptanone, butyraldehyde, butyronitrile, valeraldehyde, nitroalkyl acids, benzophenone, phenylurea, diphenylurea, double esters, benzenesulfonyl chloride, n-propanol, etc. His discoveries helped in the acceptance of Gerhardt and Laurent chemical classification theories.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-30
Number of pages8
JournalEducacion Quimica
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013


  • Benzophenone
  • Benzophenyl chloride
  • Butyraldehyde
  • Ketones
  • N-propanol
  • Phenylurea
  • Wine industry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Education


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