Polymerisation of ethene

Polymerisation of ethene

Polymerised ethylene is known as polyethylene, a type of plastic.

Chemistry

Keywords

polymerisation, ethene, ethylene, chemical, reaction, alkene, olefin, polymer, ethene molecule, polyethylene, plastic, PE, oxygen molecule, unsaturated compound, organic chemistry, chemistry

Related items

Addition

Addition is a reaction in which the molecules of two or more substances unite without the formation of a by-product.

Amylose ((C₆H₁₀O₅)n)

A helical molecule consisting of alpha-D-glucose units. It is one of the basic components of starch.

Conformations of ethane

The staggered conformation of ethane is more stable than the eclipsed conformation.

The structure of proteins

The structure and arrangement of polypeptide chains affects the spatial structure of proteins.

RNA

A polynucleotid made up of phosphoric acid, ribose, and nucleobases (cytosine, uracil, adenine and guanine).

Added to your cart.