pyrrolidine

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pyrrolidine

(pɪˈrɒlɪˌdiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an almost colourless liquid occurring in tobacco leaves and made commercially by hydrogenating pyrrole. It is a strongly alkaline heterocyclic base with molecules that contain a ring of four carbon atoms and one nitrogen atom. Formula: C4H9N
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Addition of azomethine ylides to C60: synthesis, characterization, and functionalization of fullerene pyrrolidines.
The traditional cycloaddition reactions utilized in the formation of pyrrolidines have the disadvantage of either requiring manipulation to the pyrrolidine once it is synthesized or having unpredictable regio- and stereochemistry.