ene reaction

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ene reaction

[′ēn rē‚ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The addition of a compound with a double bond having an allylic hydrogen (ene, such as propene) to a compound with a multiple bond (enophile, such as ethene).
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6), which was synthesized by Seebach's group and used successfully as a chiral ligand in Diels-Alder reaction [12], carbonyl-ene reaction [13], 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition [14], and nucleophilic addition to carbonyl group [15].
Self-assembly of several components into a highly enantioselective Ti catalyst for carbonyl-ene reactions.