Dehydrohalogenation

Dehydrohalogenation is an organic reaction in which alkyl halide when boiled with alcoholic alkali gives corresponding alkene. It is also called a β-Elimination reaction and is a type of elimination reaction. In this reaction, the halogen on the carbon in the alkyl halide reacts with hydrogen present on the β-carbon releasing hydrogen halide. He...
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dehydrohalogenation

(from the article `elimination reaction`) Elimination reactions are commonly known by the kind of atoms or groups of atoms leaving the molecule. The removal of a hydrogen atom and a halogen ...
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