Reaction may refer to: Response to another event
- Adverse drug reaction
- Chemical reaction
- Emotional reaction
- Light reaction
- Nuclear reaction
- TNA Reaction, a documentary show of TNA behind scenes.
- Reaction (physics), as defined by Newton's third law
- Reactionary, a political tendency
- Reflex reaction
- other uses
- Reaction Records, a record label
- ReAction GUI a GUI toolkit used on AmigaOS
- Reaction (software), a Perl application framework
- "Reaction" (song), a 1986 song by American R&B singer Rebbie Jackson
- "Reaction", a 2008 single by Dead Letter Circus
Other articles related to "reaction, reactions":
... student named Anatoly Zhabotinsky rediscovered this reaction sequence however, the results of these men's work were still not widely disseminated, and were not known in the West until a conference in ... These reactions, if carried out in petri dishes, result in the formation first of colored spots ... The reaction can also be performed in a beaker using a magnetic stirrer ...
... The Williamson reaction often competes with the base-catalyzed elimination of the alkylating agent, and the nature of the leaving group as well as the reaction conditions (particularly the ... When the nucleophile is an aroxide ion, the Williamson reaction can also compete with alkylation on the ring since the aroxide is an ambident nucleophile ...
... neutralization (or neutralisation, see spelling differences) is a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base react to form a salt ... with Arrhenius acids and bases always produce water where acid–alkali reactions produce water and a metal salt ... Often, neutralization reactions are exothermic (the enthalpy of neutralization) ...
... The Williamson ether synthesis is an organic reaction, forming an ether from an organohalide and an alcohol ... This reaction was developed by Alexander Williamson in 1850 ... Typically it involves the reaction of an alkoxide ion with a primary alkyl halide via an SN2 reaction ...
... The general mechanism is shown below This reaction has one big disadvantage, namely that the product is more nucleophilic than the reactant due to the ... the chloride is not on a tertiary carbon or secondary carbon, carbocation rearrangement reaction will occur ... are not limited to alkyl halides Friedel–Crafts reactions are possible with any carbocationic intermediate such as those derived from alkenes and a ...
Famous quotes containing the word reaction:
“Sole and self-commanded works,
Fears not undermining days,
Grows by decays,
And, by the famous might that lurks
In reaction and recoil,
Makes flames to freeze, and ice to boil.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Children, randomly at first, hit upon something sooner or later that is their mothers and/or fathers Achilles heel, a kind of behavior that especially upsets, offends, irritates or embarrasses them. One parent dislikes name-calling, another teasing...another bathroom jokes. For the parents, this behavior my have ties back to their childhood, many have been something not allowed, forbidden, and when it appears in the child, it causes high-voltage reaction in the parent.”
—Ellen Galinsky (20th century)
“The excessive increase of anything often causes a reaction in the opposite direction.”
—Plato (c. 427347 B.C.)