What is Saytzeff rule? Illustrate with suitable example.

Asked by mohitgehlot | 3rd Mar, 2011, 03:51: PM

Expert Answer:

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According to this rule, major product is the most substituted alkene i.e., major product is obtained by elimination of H+ from that β-carbon which has the least number of hydrogen. Product of the reaction in this case is known as Saytzeff product.
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Answered by  | 3rd Mar, 2011, 10:30: AM

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