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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chemical agent for use in chemical reactions.

Usage examples (28)
  • In the reaction shown below only one of the mirror image forms of a Corey-reagent is used.
  • The reagent is first reacted with borane (BH3) which can then reduce a carbonyl group to an alcohol.
  • The utility of the reagent was always limited by its instability under normal laboratory conditions.
  • Continue monitoring your blood glucose by using visual test strips, generically known as reagent strips. for more
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