diazomethane

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diazomethane

(daɪˌeɪzəʊˈmiːθeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow odourless explosive gas, used as a methylating agent. Formula: CH2:N:N
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All of the phenolic compounds were methylated with fresh diazomethane, which was prepared from Diazald (Sigma Chemical Co.
A 15 ml yellow dimethylether solution of diazomethane, ready for use and prepared by adding alcoholic solution of KOH to 300 mg of Diazald, was poured into 0.