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Name Reactions pp 353-354 | Cite as

Meyer–Schuster rearrangement

  • Jie Jack Li
Chapter

The isomerization of secondary and tertiary α-acetylenic alcohols to α,β- unsaturated carbonyl compounds via1,3-shift. When the acetylenic group is terminal, the products are aldehydes, whereas the internal acetylenes give ketones. Cf. Rupe rearrangement.

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Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Carbonyl Compound Unsaturated Carbonyl Unsaturated Carbonyl Compound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. Discovery ChemistryBristol-Myers Squibb CompanyWallingfordUSA

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