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document Hydration of Alkenes
  When treated with aq. acid, most commonly H2SO4, alkenes form alcohols. Regioselectivit y ispredicted by Markovnikov’s Rule as the reaction proceeds initially via protonation to give the morestable carbocation intermediate.  The reaction is not stereoselective since...
22 Jul, 2011 Comments: 0

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology