Buchler Glossary

Wolff Rearrangement

The Wolff Rearrangement allows the generation of ketenes from α-diazoketones. During this  reaction an α-diazocarbonyl compound is converted into a ketene by loss of dinitrogen with accompanying 1,2-rearrangement.

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