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285. Tautomerism


To succeed in this topic, you need to:
Be familiar with isomerisation and isomers, including constitutional or structural isomerism.
Be familiar with the principles of dynamic equilibrium and of protonation/deprotonation.

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:
Be aware that tautomers typically require the exchange of a hydrogen atom with a pi-bond.
Be aware that tautomerism involves constitutional or structural isomers that exist together in dynamic equilibrium.

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September 2018


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