crossmetathesis

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

crossmetathesis (plural crossmetatheses)

  1. (organic chemistry) The reaction of two terminal olefins with the release of ethylene
    R-CH=CH2 + CH2=CH-R' => R-CH=CH-R' + CH2=CH2

See also[edit]