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dioxan

(daɪˈɒksən) or

dioxane

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble toxic liquid made by heating ethanediol with sulphuric acid; 1,4-diethylene dioxide: used as a solvent, esp for waxes and cellulose acetate resins. Formula: (CH2)2O(CH2)2O
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Cuprous(1) bromide CuBr, 2,2'-bipyridyne (bpy), 2,2'-azobisisobutyronitrile (AIBN), resorcinol, ethyl 4-chloroacetoacetate, methacryloyl chloride, triethyl amine (TEA), anhydrous MgSO4, 1,4-dioxane, tetrahydrofuran (THF), dichloromethane, ethanol, n-hexane, acetone were used without further purification.
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