1,2-Bond shift isomerization of oxiranes on copper-graphimet

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2,2,3,3-Tetramethyloxirane (1) undergoes isomerization on copper intercalated graphite (graphimet) to t-butyl methyl ketone (4) via a 1,2-methyl migration and to 2,3-dimethylbut-3-en-2-ol (5) via a 1,3-hydrogen shift, as well as deoxygenation and dehydration products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-126
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989


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