Named Reactions

Named Reactions in Organic Chemistry




Last updated on June 24, 1998.

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  1. Baeyer-Villiger oxidation

  2. Barbier reaction

  3. **Barton-McCombie deoxygenation

  4. Baylis-Hillman reaction

  5. **Beckmann rearrangement

  6. Bergman cyclization

  7. Birch reduction

  8. Bischler-Napieralski isoquinoline synthesis

  9. Chan rearrangement

  10. Chichibabin reaction

  11. Claisen condensation

  12. Claisen rearrangement (traditional)

  13. Claisen rearrangement (Eschenmoser variant or Eschenmoser-Claisen)

  14. Claisen rearrangement (Johnson variant or ortho ester variant)

  15. oxy-Cope rearrangement

  16. Corey-Winter reaction

  17. Curtius rearrangement

  18. Danishefsky's diene

  19. **Darzens condensation

  20. **Demjanov rearrangement

  21. Dess Martin periodinane oxidation

  22. **Dieckmann condensation

  23. **Diels-Alder reaction

  24. **Favorskii rearrangement

  25. Fétizon's reagent

  26. carbon-Ferrier rearrangement

  27. Finkelstein reaction

  28. Fisher indole reaction

  29. **Fleming-Tamao oxidation

  30. Friedel Crafts acylation

  31. Friedel Crafts alkylation

  32. **Fries rearrangement

  33. **Fritsch-Buttenberg-Wiechell rearrangement

  34. **Gabriel synthesis

  35. Garner aldehyde

  36. Glaser reaction

  37. **Grignard reaction

  38. **Grob fragmentation

  39. Haller-Bauer reaction

  40. Heck reaction

  41. Henry reaction

  42. Hofmann elimination

  43. Hofmann rearrangement

  44. Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons olefination

  45. Jones oxidation

  46. **Julia epoxidation

  47. Keck allylation

  48. Knoevenagel condensation

  49. **Kulinkovich reaction

  50. **Luche reduction

  51. Majetich cyclobutane annulation

  52. **McMurry coupling

  53. Michael addition

  54. Mitsunobu reaction

  55. Mosher's acid - determine enantiomeric composition

  56. Nazarov cyclization

  57. Neber reaction

  58. **Nysted reagent (olefination of carbonyls)

  59. Parikh-Doering oxidation

  60. Paterno-Buchi cyclization

  61. Pauson-Khand reaction

  62. Pearlman's catalyst

  63. **Payne rearrangement

  64. **Pechmann condensation

  65. **Peterson olefination

  66. **Pictet-Spengler Cyclization

  67. **Ramberg-Bäcklund rearrangement

  68. Raney nickel

  69. **Reformatsky reaction

  70. **Robinson annulation

  71. Roush coupling

  72. **Schmidt reaction

  73. Schwartz reagent

  74. Seyferth-Gilbert homologation

  75. Shapiro reaction

  76. Sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation

  77. Simmons-Smith reaction

  78. Sonogashira coupling

  79. Stevens rearrangement

  80. Stille coupling

  81. Stobbe condensation

  82. **Suzuki coupling

  83. Swern oxidation

  84. Tebbe reagent

  85. **Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement

  86. Tishchenko reaction

  87. **Ugi condensation

  88. Vilsmeier formylation

  89. Wagner-Meerwein rearrangement

  90. **Willgerodt-Kindler reaction

  91. Wilkinson's catalyst

  92. Wittig olefination

  93. Wittig rearrangement ([2,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement)

  94. Wolf-Kishner reduction

  95. Zimmerman-Traxler transition state model



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