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The Hofmann Elimination

The Hofmann Elimination is an elimination reaction of alkylammonium salts that forms C-C double bonds [pi bonds]. [note] It proceeds through a concerted E2 mechanism. In contrast with

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The Cope Elimination

The “Cope Elimination” is a reaction where an amine is oxidized to an intermediate called an “N-oxide”, which, when heated, acts as the base in

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Alkynes Via Elimination Reactions

We’ve gone through elimination reactions before – treatment of alkyl halides with base gives alkenes. Some time ago we discussed elimination reactions here. Elimination reactions

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