Wed February 16, 2011 By: Siddhartha Basuroy

what is ozonolysis ?

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Thu February 17, 2011
Dear Student
Ozonolysis is the cleavage of an alkene or alkyne with ozone to form organic compounds in which the multiple carbon-carbon bond has been replaced by a double bond to oxygen.The outcome of the reaction depends on the type of multiple bond being oxidized and the workup conditions.
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