bond migration

bond migration

[′bänd mī‚grā·shən]
(chemistry)
The movement of a bond to a different position within the same molecular entity.
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Chemical properties related to unsaturated centres: Hydrogenation; Oxidation through reaction with oxygen; Biological oxidation; Other oxidation reactions; Halogenation; Stereomutation; Metathesis; Double bond migration and cyclisation; Dimerisation (dimer acids, isostearic acid, estolides, Guerbet alcohols and acids); Neighbouring group participation; Friedel-Crafts acylation and related reactions.