Beckmann rearrangement of O-4-pentenyl oxime through N- bromosuccinimide-mediated activating process

Osamu Kitagawa, Masao Fujita, Midori Okada, Takeo Taguchi

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Beckmann rearrangement of O-4-pentenyl oxime derivatives proceeds in good yield under mild conditions through the formation of a cationic tetrahydrofuranium intermediate in the halocyclization reaction with N- bromosuccinimide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-35
Number of pages4
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan
Externally publishedYes



  • Beckmann rearrangement
  • halocyclization
  • N- bromosuccinimide
  • O-4-pentenyl oxime
  • tetrahydrofuranium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology

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