Norrish Reaction

Schematic representation of the Norrish Reaction.
Mechanism of the Norrish Reaction
Mechanism of the Norrish Reaction
Sample reactions
intermediate structure
Et3N
PhH, t-BuOH
RT, 18 h, 90%
intermediate structure
intermediate structure
MeOH, PhMe
-78 °C to RT, 18 h, 36%
intermediate structure
intermediate structure
Et3N
PhH, t-BuOH
RT, 10 h, 100%
intermediate structure
intermediate structure
MeOH
RT, 30 min
intermediate structure