Vaughan, Wyman R. Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.
Marchand, Alan P. College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
Last reviewed:June 2020
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The reversible interconversion of structural isomers of organic chemical compounds. Such interconversions usually involve transfer of a proton (prototropy), but anionotropic (allylic, Wagner-Meerwein) rearrangements may be reversible and so be classed as tautomeric interconversions.
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