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document Alkynes
 The alkyne functional group consists of two sp hybridized C atoms bonded to each other via one σ and two π bonds. The 2 π bonds are produced by the side-to-side overlap of the two pairs of p-orbitals not utilized in the hybrids. The substituents are attached to...
30 Aug, 2012 Comments: 0
document Preparation of Alkynes via Elimination Reaction
Reaction Type: Elimination (E2) Summary The two p bonds of an alkyne can be formed using two consecutive elimination reactions. The leaving groups are usually halides (esp. Br or Cl) Reagent : usually NaNH2 (a strong base, pKa = 35) Either geminal (e.g....
04 Sep, 2012 Comments: 0

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