alkene

[ US /ˈæɫˌkin/ ]
NOUN
  1. any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
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How To Use alkene In A Sentence

  • The functional group of an alkene is its carbon-carbon double bond.
  • The biradical can revert to the starting material, cyclize to give a cyclobutanol derivative, or in our case, fragment to an alkene and an enol component.
  • Alkanes (sometimes called paraffins) have only single bonds, while alkenes (sometimes called olefins) have a carbon-carbon double bond, and alkynes have a carbon-carbon triple bond.
  • In South Africa, interest in alkene metathesis research is growing.
  • The alkene carbon-carbon double bond is made from two sp trigonally hybridized carbons.
  • Furthermore, there was no evidence of ethyl esters, dimers, alkanes or alkenes, which might be expected for an oxidative reaction.
  • They had reacted a conjugated diene with a simple alkene to generate a cycloalkane.
  • These conical intersections are fundamentally different from the ‘H-vinyl’ structures found in simple alkenes because they involve the interaction of four sigma electrons, as opposed to two pi electrons and two sigma electrons.
  • Many alkyl halides, alcohols, or alkenes can be reacted with benzene in the presence of certain catalysts to give an alkyl benzene.
  • As we know, nitroalkenes are slightly electrophilic or mild oxidizing agents. Forever Young
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