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document Ozonolysis of Alkenes
Alkenes can be directly oxidized to aldehydes and ketones by ozone (O3).  When an alkene is treated with ozone at low temperatures the double bond breaks, and the carbons that were double-bonded to each other find themselves double-bonded to oxygen’s instead.   The scheme...
22 Jul, 2011 Comments: 0

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology