addition reaction

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Noun1.addition reaction - a chemical reaction in which one molecule is added to anotheraddition reaction - a chemical reaction in which one molecule is added to another
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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The condensation reaction of intermediate 4 with compound 3 through loss of water can be described as an addition-elimination reaction. In the presence of acidic medium, nucleophilic addition of the -N[H.sub.2] group of 4 to the C=O function of sulfone 3 was followed by the elimination of a [H.sub.2]O molecule (Figure 1).
In 1H spectrum of compound 8, the appearance of only methyl peaks at Delta 3.09 and Delta 2.60 indicated that addition-elimination reaction took place and four bromines were bonded to the compound 2a.
The reaction in this type of structure involves an addition-elimination reaction or a 1-3 substitution reaction (ref.

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