Chapter 9. Photochemical reactions involving enols

  1. Zvi Rappoport
  1. Alan C. Weedon

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470772294.ch9

Enols (1990)

Enols (1990)

How to Cite

Weedon, A. C. (1990) Photochemical reactions involving enols, in Enols (1990) (ed Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470772294.ch9

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Photochemistry Unit, Department of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471917205

Online ISBN: 9780470772294



  • photoenolization;
  • rearrangement reactions;
  • enol formation;
  • de Mayo reaction;
  • intermolecular hydrogen abstraction


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Photochemical Reactions Leading to the Formation of Simple Enols

  • Photochemical Reactions Leading to the Formation of Dienols from α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds

  • Photoenolization Reactions of Ortho-Alkyl Substituted Aryl Carbonyl Compounds

  • Photochemical Reactions of Enols

  • References