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Rupe rearrangement

  • Jie Jack LiAffiliated withDept. Discovery Chemistry, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Email author 

Acid-catalyzed rearrangement of tertiary α-acetylenic (terminal) alcohols, leading to the formation of α,β-unsaturated ketones rather than the corresponding α,βunsaturated aldehydes. Cf.Meyer–Schuster rearrangement.