elimination reaction

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Noun1.elimination reaction - a chemical reaction in which a molecule decomposes to two different molecules
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 conjugated and nonconjugated polyenes would simultaneously form during this elimination reaction.
The competing elimination reaction led to product 10 in 30% yield together with monoalkylated product 11.
These structures require activation by an elimination reaction.