Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

Pericyclic and Photochemical Reactions

pericyclic and photochemical reactions   Named Reactions in Organic Synthesis

Featured pericyclic reactions:
Featured photochemical reactions:

 

Pericyclic reactions involve the almost simultaneous reorganization of bonding electron pairs through a cyclic transition state that enables products to be formed directly without the formation of an intermediate. In this series, we feature the following pericyclic reactions:

 

Other named reactions pericyclic reactions include:
  • Carroll rearrangement
  • Claisen rearrangement
  • Cope rearrangement
  • Cornforth rearrangement
  • Meisenheimer rearrangement
  • Oxy-Cope rearrangement
  • Sommelet-Hauser rearrangement
  • Wittig rearrangement


A photochemical reaction occurs when a chemical absorbs energy in the form of light and is transformed into another product. A common example of a photochemical process is plant photosynthesis. Featured in this series are:



Other named photochemical reactions are:
  • Bergman cycloaromatization
  • Curtius rearrangement
  • DeMayo cycloaddition
  • Fries rearrangement
  • Wolff rearrangement
Which is your favorite named reaction?   Vote now

 

Find your reagents and pack sizes

 

Other reaction categories:

Electrophilic aromatic substitution

Nucleophilic substitution reactions

Heterocycle-formation

Transition metal-catalyzed couplings

Oxidation

Reactions involving carbonyl compounds

Reduction reactions

Rearrangement reactions

Electrophilic addition reactions


Find our wide range of reagents for organic synthesis below:

Organometallics

Silanes

Ligands

Organics + Reagents for synthetic chemistry

Chemicals

Life Science

Metals & Materials

Catalysts

Analytical & Labware