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The classic Norrish Type II process.The photoactivated 2-pentanone transfers a gamma hydrogen to oxygen and eliminates ethene.The 2-hydroxypropene (an enol) then tautomerises to acetone.
Wayne & Wayne, Photochemistry, Oxford Chemistry Primers
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