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Rupe rearrangement

  • Jie Jack Li

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.


Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Unsaturated Aldehyde 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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