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1,1-Elimination

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  • A 1,1-elimination or α-elimination is an elimination reaction in which an organic compound loses two ligands from the same atom. eg:

    net reaction:

    In this elimination reaction, the two ligands 1 loses, H and Cl, are on the same atom. Therefore, this elimination reaction is a 1,1-elimination reaction.

    see also 1,2-elimination