The Bucherer-Bergs reaction is the chemical reaction of carbonyl compounds (or cyanohydrins) with ammonium carbonate and potassium cyanide to give hydantoins. The reaction is named after Hans Theodor Bucherer.
Characterisation and X-ray crystallography of products from
the Bucherer–Bergs reaction of methyl 2,3-O-isopropylidene-α-D-pentodialdo-1,4-furanoside
Carbohydrate Research, Volume 338, Issue 19, 10 September 2003, Pages 1917-1924
Júlia Micová, Bohumil Steiner, Miroslav Koós, Vratislav Langer, Dalma Gyepesová