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Claisen Rearrangement

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  • The Claisen rearrangement, not to be confused with the Claisen condensation, is the conversion of an allyl phenyl ether into an ortho allylphenol at very high temperature.

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    Mechanism

    The Claisen rearrangement is a pericyclic rection.

    see also Cope rearrangement