Reactivity in Chemistry
ER3. Baeyer-Villiger Rearrangement
The Baeyer-Villiger rearrangement is the conversion of a ketone to an ester via the insertion of an oxygen atom next to the carbonyl.
The reaction involves initial addition of a peroxide to the carbonyl carbon. The resulting adduct undergoes rearrangement to form the ester.
Predict the products of the following Baeyer-Villiger reactions.
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