cyclopentadienyl anion

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cyclopentadienyl anion

[¦sī·klō‚pen·tə‚dī′e·nil ′an‚ī·ən]
(organic chemistry)
C5H5‒ A radical formed from cyclopentadiene.
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DIELS-ALDER REACTION OF CYCLOPENTADIENE AND METHYL VINYL KETONE IN ROOM TEMPERATURE IONIC LIQUIDS: SELECTIVITY AND RATE ENHANCEMENT
Here, the norbornene endcap is postulated to dissociate to produce cyclopentadiene or cyclopentadienyl segments that recombine with maleimide segments to complete the crosslinking reaction.