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migration

Also contains definition of: bond migration

  1. The (usually intramolecular) transfer of an atom or group during the course of a molecular rearrangement.
  2. The movement of a bond to a new position, within the same molecular entity is known as 'bond migration'. Allylic rearrangements, e.g.
    M03920
    exemplify both types of migration.
Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077 (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1141
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
Last update: 2014-02-24; version: 2.3.3.
DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.M03920.
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