Bamford-Stevens reaction

What is Bamford-Stevens reaction?

The Bamford-Stevens reaction is a chemical transformation that involves the base-promoted decomposition of p-toluenesulfonylhydrazones derived from aldehydes and ketones, resulting in the formation of olefins.

Bamford-Stevens reaction
Bamford-Stevens reaction

References

W.R. Bamford, T.S. Stevens, “The decomposition of toluene-p-sulphonylhydrazones by alkaliJ. Chem. Soc., 1952, 4735-4740
DOI: 10.1039/JR9520004735

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