This term has been used synonymously with proton
)-transfer reaction. Because of its misleading similarity to
, etc., its use is discouraged.
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077
(Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994))
on page 1153
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