Organic Chemistry Ozonolysis of Alkenes

Ozonolysis of Alkenes

Oh-ho! What happens when mighty Ozone(O3) meets alkenes. With few more reagents to do the reductive workup ((CH3)2S or Zn/H2O) it give two entirely different products. They can be aldehydes or ketones. Cool right? But not so cool if you can’t remember this reaction in your organic chemistry exam. So here is a little help …

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