|Chapter 9 : Alkynes|
Alkynes contain the doubly unsaturated C≡C
Terminal alkynes, R-C≡C-H, are quite acidic for hydrocarbons and can be deprotonated to form a carbanion that can then be alkylated.
Like alkenes (C=C), the alkyne C≡C undergoes a variety of addition reactions (review)
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