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Beckmann Rearrangement

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  • The acid-catalyzed conversion of an oxime into an amide is known as Beckmann rearrangement:

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    Mechanism

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    References

    1. Beckmann, E. Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges. 1886, 19, 988–993.
    2. Past, present and future of the Biginelli reaction: a critical perspective, Suresh and Jagir S. Sandh