The Mumm rearrangement is an organic reaction and a rearrangement reaction. It describes a 1,3(O-N) acyl transfer of an acyl imidate or isoimide group to an imide.
The reaction is of relevance as part of the Ugi reaction.
- ^ Mumm, O. Ber. Dstch. Chem. Ges. 1910, 43, 886-893
- ^ Preparation of acyclic isoimides and their rearrangement rates to imides J. S. Paul Schwarz J. Org. Chem.; 1972; 37(18) pp 2906 - 2908; doi:10.1021/jo00983a028