Photochemistry of 1,2-dihydrophthalimide

Gad Scharf, Benzion Fuchs*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The title compound undergoes irradiation-induced transformations, the most interesting being fragmentations to benzene and benzamide, and rearrangements including degenerate 1,5-acyl shifts and 1,2-acyl shifts with cyclopropane ring closure; a mechanism is proposed, following product isolation and deuterium labelling studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244b-246
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1975

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