Barton reaction

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@P04624@ of a nitrite to form a δ-nitroso alcohol. The mechanism is believed to involve a homolytic RO–NO cleavage, followed by δ-hydrogen @A00045@ and radical @C01025@.
Source:
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2229 [Terms] [Paper]