photorearrangement

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@[email protected] involving changes in the arrangement of the atoms within the molecular species. It may lead to @[email protected] isomers that react further by, e.g., dehydrogenation, deprotonation, or other reactions.
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Examples are photorearrangements of @[email protected] (other than cis-@[email protected] @[email protected]), of cyclohex-2-enones, of endoperoxides, of thioarenes, the @[email protected] and others.
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 398 [Terms] [Paper]