Curtius rearrangement

Definition: A rearrangement of an acyl azide to give an isocyanate by pyrolysis, with the elimination of molecular nitrogen.

ID: RXNO:0000054


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Bridgehead enolates and bridgehead alkenes in a welwistatin model series
Valerie Boissel, Nigel S. Simpkins, Gurdip Bhalay, Alexander J. Blake and William Lewis, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 1398
DOI: 10.1039/b820674k