Organic Chemistry

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16. Conjugated Systems

Claisen Rearrangement

Like the Cope rearrangment, Claisen can be differentiated from other pericyclic reactions due to its lack of conjugation as well. So how will we distinguish the two? Well, unlike Cope which uses only hydrocarbons, the Claisen Rearrangement utilizes a very specific functional group. Let's take a look. 

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Definition of Claisen Rearrangement

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When is Enol Tautomer Favored?

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Predict the Product

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