Dihydroxylation

Dihydroxylation Definition:

A reaction characterized by the addition of two hydroxyl groups (OH) across an alkene.

Dihydroxylation Explained:

The alkene is converted to vicinal diol, by using high oxidation in some metals like (manganese or osmium) a reaction takes place in the form of hydrolysis and disassociation converting the alkene.

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