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Benzene can be used to make benzophenone by Friedel-Crafts reaction with carbon monoxide.

Note that the catalyst, iron(III) chloride or similar, is required in stoichiometric quantities.

Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)

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Industrial Process: Organic
Name Reaction
Substitution: Electrophilic Aromatic

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