NOTE: Important charges and non-bonding electrons are shown throughout the animation except during the transition phase
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The six–membered ring contracts, by an alkyl migration from the secondary alcohol, to produce a five–membered ring. With the –N2+ group equatorial, the group best placed to migrate is the alkyl group that forms the ring as it is anti-periplanar.
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