Rupe Rearrangement

Rupe Rearrangement

Rupe Rearrangement

The acid catalyzed thermal rearrangement of tertiary α‐acetylenic (terminal) alcohols into the corresponding α,β‐unsaturated ketones is known as the Rupe rearrangement.
Payne Rearrangement

Mechanism of Rupe Rearrangement

The possible mechanism is given below-
Mechanism of Rupe Rearrangement

Applications of Rupe Rearrangement

Mechanism of Rupe Rearrangement