Stieglitz rearrangement

What is Stieglitz rearrangement?

The Stieglitz rearrangement is a chemical reaction that involves the conversion of trityl hydroxylamines into Schiff bases upon treatment with phosphorus pentachloride.

Stieglitz rearrangement
Stieglitz rearrangement

References

  • Stieglitz, J. and Leech, P.N. (1913), Die molekulare Umlagerung von Triphenylmethyl-hydroxylamin. [The molecular rearrangement of triphenylmethyl-hydroxylamine.] Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 46: 2147-2151. https://doi.org/10.1002/cber.191304602134
  • The Molecular Rearrangement of Triarylmethyl-Hydroxylamines and the “Beckmann” Rearrangement of Ketoximes.
    Julius Stieglitz and Paul Nicholas Leech
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 1914 36 (2), 272-301
    DOI: 10.1021/ja02179a008
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