Baker-Venkataraman rearrangement

What is Baker-Venkataraman rearrangement?

The Baker-Venkataraman rearrangement is a rearrangement of o-acyloxyketones that occurs in the presence of a base, resulting in the production of β-diketones. These compounds are crucial intermediates in the synthesis of chromones and flavones.

Baker-Venkataraman rearrangement
Baker-Venkataraman rearrangement

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