Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 89-95

(E-Z) Isomerization of unsaturated nitriles

Miloš Procházka and Arno Záruba

Department of Organic Chemistry, Charles University, 128 40 Prague 2


Equilibrium data of the title isomerization of X-CH=CH-CN nitriles (X = Cl, CN, OR, SR) have been measured, and the respective ΔG values have been compared with the energy difference calculated by the CNDO/2 method.