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document Halohydration of Alkenes
   This reaction proceeds via cyclic halonium ion (compare with halogenation of alkenes). However, the alternate nucleophile, water opens the halonium ion (instead of the halide ion).   Regioselectivity: X reacts as the electrophile so the C-O bond forms at the...
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