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Yang photocyclization

Intramolecularcoupling of diradicals of different sizes (1,4-, 1,5-, 1,6-, 1,7-, 1,8-diradicals, as well as very remote diradicals) formed through intramolecular hydrogen abstraction by an excited ketone, yielding cyclic alcohols of different sizes.
PAC, 2007, 79, 293 (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 441
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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: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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