Cleavage vs. Beckmann Rearrangement in α-Oximino Ketones

Alfred Hassner, W. A. Wentworth, I. H. Pomerantz

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Certain cyclic α-oximino ketones under Beckmann rearrangement conditions yield the expected rearrangement products (imides), but it can be shown that the reaction proceeds first by cleavage followed by ring closure to the imides.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-306
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Feb 1963
Externally publishedYes


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