cheletropic reaction


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cheletropic reaction

[‚kel·ə′trä·pik rē′ak·shən]
(physical chemistry)
A chemical reaction involving the elimination of a molecule in which two sigma bonds terminating at a single atom are made or broken.
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FNOCTs react with NO in a formal cheletropic reaction. NO was detected by this method in alveolar macrophages [92].