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Definition of the noun alkene

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noun - plural: alkenes

  1. any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of alkene: olefin / olefine
    • more generic term: aliphatic compound = organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
    • more specific words: ethylene / ethene = a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals


Alkene: In organic chemistry, an alkene, olefin, or olefine is an unsaturated hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon–carbon double bond. The simplest acyclic alkenes, with only one double bond and no other functional groups, known as mono-enes, form a homologous series of hydrocarbons with the general formula CₙH₂ₙ. They have two hydrogen atoms less than the corresponding alkane.

  • also known as Alkeeni, 烯烃

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Google previewHomogeneous Catalysis (2004)

Understanding the Art by Piet W.N.M. van Leeuwen

alkene is an electrophilic attack [37]. Epoxidation of 1 -alkenes gives aldehyde as the byproduct and ruthenium-TMP is deactivated by the formation of the 316 Chapter 14 CXXXII.

Google previewOrganic Chemistry; Palgrave version (2014)

Structure and Function by K. Peter C. Vollhardt, Neil E. Schore

The product of radical addition to an alkene is an alkyl radical, and the final products exhibit anti- Markovnikov regiochemistry, similar to the products of hydroboration– oxidation ( Section ...

Google previewPrinciples and Applications of Stereochemistry (1998)

by Michael North

The cis-isomer of a disubstituted alkene is the isomer in which the two substituents on the double bond (or the two hydrogens attached to the double bond) are adjacent to one another, as in the case of structure 2.2. The trans-isomer is correspondingly the ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary Of Chemistry (2012)

by V&S Publishers' Editorial Board

A reaction adding alkylborane to an alkene BH3 or to B2H produce 6 or an intermediate products consisting of 3 alkyl groups attached to a boron atom. This molecule is then used in other reactions, for example, to create an a basic alcohol solution. by reacting it with H2O2 in ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

ALKENE ALLELIC EXCLUSION alkene (chemistry) Member of a GROUP of 24.

Google previewDictionary Of Chemistary

by Taniya Sachdeva

and a dienophile (substituted alkene).

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2014)

by Andrew Hunt

Elimination ofa hydrogen halide from a halogenoalkane producesan alkene.The elimination is favored if the halogenatom isin themiddle of the carbonchain or at a branch in the chain. Favorable conditions involve heating the halogenoalkane with a solutionof potassium hydroxide in ethanol. (Using ethanol as thesolvent instead ofwater makes the alternative hydrolysis reaction lesslikely.) Elimination ofhydrogen bromide from 2-bromopropane Another example of an elimination ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

hofmann rule "The principal alkene formed in the decomposition of quaternary ammonium hydroxides that contain different primary alkyl groups is always ethylene, if an ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (1996)

by M. Alger

metathesis polymerization Polymerization in which an alkene is ...

Google previewDictionary of Organometallic Compounds (1994)

by Jane E. Macintyre

to allylic alcohols by hydrogen transfer from Pr'OH; reagent for alkyl/alkene and ...

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Structure of Alkane, Alkene & Alkyne - Explanation

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Scrabble value of A1L1K5E1N1E1

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