What are some examples of metathesis reactions?

What are some examples of metathesis reactions?


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David Navarro

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Metathesis or Double Displacement Reaction

In a double displacement or metathesis reaction two compounds exchange bonds or ions in order to form different compounds.

AB + CD → AD + CB

An example of a double displacement reaction occurs between sodium chloride and silver nitrate to form sodium nitrate and silver chloride.

NaCl(aq) + AgNO3(aq) → NaNO3(aq) + AgCl(s)

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Jakub Obuch

Jakub Obuch , Bc Chemistry, Charles University in Prague (2019)

Alkene metathesis is a reaction for discovery of which three scientists were awarded by Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2005. [1] It is a good reaction for preparation of alkenes, cykloalkenes and many other compounds. You can find  some examples here: Olefin Metathesis or Olefin metathesis .

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[1] The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005

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David Navarro

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Metathesis or Double Displacement Reaction

In a double displacement or metathesis reaction two compounds exchange bonds or ions in order to form different compounds.

AB + CD → AD + CB

An example of a double displacement reaction occurs between sodium chloride and silver nitrate to form sodium nitrate and silver chloride.

NaCl(aq) + AgNO3(aq) → NaNO3(aq) + AgCl(s)

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Jakub Obuch

Jakub Obuch , Bc Chemistry, Charles University in Prague (2019)

Alkene metathesis is a reaction for discovery of which three scientists were awarded by Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2005. [1] It is a good reaction for preparation of alkenes, cykloalkenes and many other compounds. You can find  some examples here: Olefin Metathesis or Olefin metathesis .

Footnotes

[1] The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005

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