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Orange Book

ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the “Orange Book”). Definitive Rules, 1979.

McLafferty rearrangement

This is an example of a rearrangement reaction and is defined as β - cleavage with concomitant specific transfer of a γ - hydrogen atom in a six-membered transition state in mono-unsaturated systems, irrespective of whether the rearrangement is formulated by a radical or by an ionic mechanism and irrespective of with which fragment the charge stays.

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Gold Book

GOLD BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997).

McLafferty rearrangement

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β-Cleavage with concomitant specific transfer of a γ-hydrogen atom in a six-membered transition state in mono-unsaturated systems, irrespective of whether the rearrangement is formulated by a radical or an ionic mechanism, and irrespective of the position of the charge.

Source:

Orange Book p. 207

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External links

WIKIPEDIA ARTICLE
This term has a corresponding Wikipedia article: McLafferty rearrangement