A substance or mixture for use in chemical analysis or other reactions: this compound is a very sensitive reagent for copper
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- But what happens to a chemical reaction if the reagents are not in an ideal ratio?
- More to the point, it has facilitated many reactions that depend upon acetic acid as a reagent or solvent.
- The second phase comprises an organic solvent containing soluble reagents such as olefins.
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