prototropy

prototropy

[prō′tä·trə·pē]
(organic chemistry)
A reversible interconversion of structural isomers that involves the transfer of a proton.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Other 10-letter examples overlooked by Dmitri are PROTOTROPY and REPETITEUR, both in Webster's Third, so no excuses for Dmitri not noting them.
and Oulton, T.D.: 1970, Prototropy in kaolinite during percussive grinding.