Meisenheimer rearrangements

What is Meisenheimer rearrangements?

The Meisenheimer rearrangements refer to the process where O,N,N-trisubstituted hydroxylamines are produced from tertiary amine oxides through [1,2]-R group migration, or [2,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement if R’ is an allyl group (see list of acronyms).

Meisenheimer rearrangement - general reaction scheme
Meisenheimer rearrangements

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